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New Israeli waste-center to turn plastic detritus into fuel

New gov’t-operated waste management facility plans to extract 600 kg of an oil substitute from every ton of discarded plastic, instead of it being buried in landfills.

By Dan Lavie


The Environmental Services Company Ltd., a government body established in 1990 to handle hazardous waste in Israel, will soon begin operating a unique facility designed to recycle plastic and turn it into fuel.

A new facility that will recycle plastic and turn it into fuel – Environmental Services Company Ltd.

According to the company’s assessments, the facility will be able to derive 600 kilograms (1,320 pounds) of an oil-like substance from every ton of plastic waste they treat. Continue Reading »