12.04.2011 08.Nisan, 5771
Cities starting to take environmental issues more seriously
Israel's towns and cities are finally starting to take a serious interest in environmental issues, particularly the wealthier communities, according to a new index.
Published yesterday by the Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership and the umbrella organization for environmental groups, the study outlines 10 activities indicating environmental awareness – including water conservation, recycling, caring for open spaces and environmental education. Each activity was given a grade based on the relevant steps the city or town had taken to make improvements in that category….