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Use of disposables expected to drop 40% after prices rise

Use of disposables expected to drop 40% after prices rise

'Israel is addicted to plastic disposables, and it's time to wean off of them,' Environmental Protection Min. says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/11/2021 09:11
Price of plastic disposables to rise

Price of plastic disposables to rise

Environmental Protection Ministry, Finance Ministry, agree to tax import and manufacture of plastic disposables.Ido Ben Porat, 20/07/2021 10:20
Cost of plastics have jumped 40% leading to a potential surge in prices

Cost of plastics have jumped 40% leading to a potential surge in prices

Israeli cleantech startup, UBQ Materials, has developed a groundbreaking technology converting residual waste into a plastic substitute.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2021 09:18
Tel Aviv coastline third most plastic-polluted in Mediterranean

Tel Aviv coastline third most plastic-polluted in Mediterranean

The World Wildlife Fund report lists Israel in third place in producing plastic waste, behind only Turkey and Spain.Sara Rubenstein, 10/06/2019 18:04
Yerkin Tatishev’s Kusto buys Israel’s largest plaster producer

Yerkin Tatishev’s Kusto buys Israel’s largest plaster producer

Paint giant Tambour, a division of Kusto Group, completed the $5.5m purchase of Geves Gesher, Israel’s largest domestic plaster manufacturer, 07/04/2019 12:08
Does your bottled water contain microplastics?

Does your bottled water contain microplastics?

Tests on more than 250 bottles from 11 leading brands worldwide reveal widespread contamination from plastic debris.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2018 09:17