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How does UBQ do it?

Israeli startup UBQ’s revolutionary recycling facility has been reported (here) previously. This new article goes into much detail about the process which produces plastic containers and building material from almost any kind of garbage. https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/climate-solutions/israeli-startup-ubq-turning-trash-into-plastic-products/

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Garden furniture from recycled plastic

Israel’s UBQ (see here previously) is partnering Israel’s Keter to incorporate UBQ’s recycled thermoplastic into multiple product lines for garden furniture. They want to set an industry example of sustainable manufacturing as a simple, cost-effective, and necessary choice. https://www.jpost.com/jpost-tech/israeli-plastic-giant-thermoplastic-firm-to-make-eco-friendly-products-665618 https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3905332,00.html

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Fixing program bugs super-fast

One for the real techies.  Israel’s Rookout has developed a solution for system developers to quickly pinpoint and diagnose the cause of problems with their software. They can do this without stopping the program or changing it in any way. … Continue reading

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Recycling used facemasks

Most of the 52 billion disposable facemasks produced in 2020 will eventually be thrown away. Israel’s UBQ Materials (reported here previously) now includes Personal Protection Equipment in its recycling process without adversely affecting the reusable thermoplastic material produced. https://www.timesofisrael.com/cleantech-startup-ubq-converts-used-face-masks-into-ecofriendly-material/

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Recycling plastic for car parts

Almost every month there is a new use for the thermoplastic from recycled plastic waste made by Israel’s UBQ Materials (reported here previously). UBQ’s new partner is Indian vehicle component manufacturer Motherson Group, who will use the material in the … Continue reading

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Eco-friendly garment hangers

Israel’s UBQ (reported here previously) is to use its bio-based thermoplastic from recycled trash to improve sustainability in the fashion industry. UBQ is partnering US Mainetti Group, which makes clothes hangers for retail chains globally. Billions of hangers are produced … Continue reading

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Car from Israeli recycled material

A team of Dutch students has built a zero-waste car. The body of the “Luca” is made of bio-based thermoplastic from recycled trash, developed by Israeli startup UBQ Materials (reported here previously). The students’ aim is to show that waste … Continue reading

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Recycling waste in the Netherlands

Israel’s UBQ Materials (reported here previously) is to open its first full-scale production facility in the Netherlands. It will convert landfill waste into some 70,000 tons of sustainable, thermoplastic material for producing pipes, floors, bins, shipping pallets, crates and more. … Continue reading

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Recycling waste for Mercedes

Mercedes parent company Daimler AG is testing whether an ecological thermoplastic manufactured by Israel’s UBQ could be used in its vehicles. UBQ (see here), has developed a process to recycle residual municipal solid waste into a plastic-like raw material. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Auto-giant-Daimler-to-test-pioneering-Israeli-waste-to-plastic-solution-614790

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Recycling waste into recycling bins

I reported previously (Apr 2018) on Israel’s UBQ which is turning garbage into reusable thermoplastic building material. It is shipping 2,000 recycling bins made from UBQ’s material to the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority, for delivery to Virginia residents. https://www.jpost.com/Jpost-Tech/Environment/Israeli-recycling-technology-aims-to-revolutionize-global-waste-597012

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