Only in Israel, the reprocessing plant plastic bottles «Aviv tauziat Mazur» is on the verge of closing. Half of employees have already been dismissed, and reduced the number of working days, informs on Tuesday, August 1, the website TheMarker.
Plant «Aviv tauziat Mazur» was created 25 years ago in the industrial Park Neot Hovav. This company used plastic bottles are ground into flakes, which are used as raw materials for industry.
However, in recent years increased exports of used plastic bottles from Israel to other countries, especially in Turkey, where recycling is cheaper. Last week, the members of the Finance Committee of the Knesset, appealed to the Ministry of Finance with a request to help plant, however, no help has not yet arrived.
Meanwhile, exports of bottles can cause damage to the environment. For the transportation of bottles will need fuel, products of combustion which pollute the atmosphere. In addition, in countries where Israel will send a bottle, taken a less strict environmental standards, so there is no guarantee that the waste will be carried out as follows.