Environment Ministry to prioritize recycling

11.10.2011                      13.Tischrei. 5772

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Environment Ministry to prioritize recycling

New program will shorten procedures necessary for acquiring waste treatment facility building permits in industrial zones.

The Ministerial Committee for Interior and Service Affairs approved on Sunday a new version of the Environmental Protection Ministry’s National Master Plan, that will grant priority to waste treatment and recycling over burying garbage in landfills, the ministry said on Monday.
The new program, which replaces the previous National Master Plan of 1989, will shorten the procedures necessary for acquiring waste treatment facility building permits in industrial zones, and will only require companies to get permits from the local authority or committee involved, according to a statement from the ministry….