Going green is easier when you’re rich

12.04.2011                      08.Nisan, 5771


Going green is easier when you're rich

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….