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This Firm From Israel Is Finding A Way For Landfill Waste To Actually Be Useful


Reducing waste in landfills has become a priority amongst environmental and sustainability researchers; companies are pushing for innovations in their production lines that promote recycling, and there have been pushes to promote composting as a means of reducing runoff and organic matter in the waste system. Now, and Israeli company is suggesting we deal with waste by turning it into something useful.

UBQ is an Israeli company that has just patented a process that they say turns regular landfill waste into usable plastic, reports The Daily Herald. The process has supposedly been under development for about five years, but UBQ stills needs to prove that it not only works, but could be viable on a large scale. They're opening a pilot program now in Israel's Negev Desert.