Israel Proposes New Tax To Reduce Single-Use Plastic Consumption
The Israeli Finance and Environmental Protection Ministries put forth a plan to double taxes on plastic cups, bowls, utensils, and straws.
July 20, 2021
Daimler To Test Israeli Startup’s Waste Conversion Tech For Auto Parts
The German automotive giant is pursuing a trial and development deal to use UBQ's solution for the production of "clean" automobile parts.
January 21, 2020
President Awards Nechama Rivlin Prize For Sustainability To 4 Local Initiatives
The prize was awarded in Tel Aviv at the 4th Israeli Climate Conference which aims to increase public awareness of climate issues.
November 25, 2019
Israeli Scientists Find Large Amounts Of Microplastics In Table Salt
The average Israeli consumes about 2,000 microplastic particles per year along with their food on account of seasoning with regional table salt.
April 03, 2019
Israel Has A Severe Plastic Problem, But Real Change Is Possible
The state of plastic waste in Israel is bleak: pollution is on the rise, research is stagnating, policies are unclear, and the last plastic recycling plant is closing its doors. Israel needs to step up its efforts before the problem spins out of control.
March 06, 2019
Israeli Researchers Produce Sustainable Bioplastics With Seawater Algae
Scientists at Tel Aviv University developed a polymer made from microorganisms that feed on seaweed, creating material that recycles into organic waste.
March 03, 2019
SodaStream Builds Massive Marine Contraption To Clean Plastic Waste From Open Water
Executives from the Israeli beverage company, acquired by PepsiCo for $3.2 billion, set off to Honduras for a four-day mission to clean up waste off the coast of Roatán.
October 24, 2018
Could Jellyfish Help Rid Our Waters Of Plastic Waste? Israeli Scientists Are On It
University of Haifa researchers are part of a global effort to develop a jellyfish-based filter that could help minimize microplastics in marine environments.
August 07, 2018