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Virginia to Pilot Waste Conversion Solution

September 4, 2019

Via: Waste360

The Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA) recently launched a partnership with UBQ Materials, an Israeli company that has developed a patented process to convert unsorted household waste into a plastic substitute that can be made into everyday goods. CVWMA is the first organization in the U.S. to leverage this solution, according to UBQ.

As part of the pilot program, CVWMA is offering 2,000 recycling bins made with UBQ Material, a proprietary composite of unsorted organic, paper and plastic waste—everything from banana peels, to dirty diapers, to used yogurt containers, to cardboard. The bins recently arrived in Central Virginia after being shipped from Israel.

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