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Archives for January, 2011

Paz to supply fuel to Palestinians until end of 2012 – YNET

Major energy corporation renews contract following rumors PA considered termination. To date Paz earned $1.29 billion from exclusive deal Lior Gutman Published: 01.02.11, 09:12 / Israel Business Share on TwitterShare on Facebook share Israeli energy company Paz and its owner Zadik Bino renewed their contract with the Palestinian Authority for two more years. The contract […]

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Environmental group proposes e-waste treatment to Knesset – Jerusalem Post

By ANNA RUDNITSKAYA 01/03/2011 13:15 Israelis set to embrace an eco-friendly way of disposing of electronic devices, says Israel Union for Environmental Defense. Every year, Israelis produce dozens of tons of electronic waste – cell phones, computer monitors, fax and copy machines that contain lead, cadmium, mercury and other dangerous toxins. When buried in the […]

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How do we influence people to adopt green habits when no one sees them? – Haaretz

The psychology of inducing environmental consumerism is based not so much on copycats as hitchhikers By Rachel Talshir Three weeks ago, I described the centrality of social pressure in turning people into green consumers. I illustrated the idea with the movement from disposable bags to sustainable baskets and how a major role is played by […]

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