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600m bottles recycled in 2011

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Friday, March 30th, 2012

As reported in Globes:

Ela – Beverage Containers Collection Corporation Ltd. reports that the recycling of bottles is growing in Israel. 600 million bottles were recycled in 2011, 77% of bottles with deposits that were sold last year, and exceeding the 73% target set in the Bottle and Can Deposit Law (5759-1999).

41% of family-sized beverage bottles, on which there is no deposit, were recycled in 2011, exceeding the 35% target, amounting to 300 million bottles.

Published by Globes [online], Israel business news – – on March 12, 2012