Mercedes will be using parts & panels made with a plastic alternative produced by Israel’s UBQ, which developed a process to recycle solid garbage into a plastic-like raw material.
By Udi Etsion
Mercedes parent company Daimler AG is planning a pilot to test whether an ecological plastic alternative manufactured in Israel could be used in its vehicles, according to Israel-based cleantech startup UBQ-Zeelim Ltd.
UBQ, founded in 2014 and based in Tze’elim, a kibbutz in southern Israel, developed a process to recycle residual municipal solid waste such as food waste, soiled cardboard or paper, and mixed plastics usually destined for landfills into a plastic-like raw material. Continue Reading »