OECD report shows growing garbage, more polluted wells in Israel

09.10.2011                      12.Cheschwan. 5772

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OECD report shows growing garbage, more polluted wells in Israel

Report on Israel's environmental performance shows vast majority of garbage sent to dumps, not recycled or reused; pollution higher than in most other OECD members.

The quantity of garbage produced in Israel grew by 15 percent over the past decade, and about 10 percent of drillings for wells had to be shut down due to pollution during the same period.
These are two of the main findings on the country's environmental performance in a report released yesterday by visiting representatives of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development….