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UBQ Shortlisted for Chemical Week’s 2020 Awards

UBQ is thrilled to announce it has been named as a finalist in the category of Best Sustainable Initiative for the Chemical Week Sustainability Awards. Winners will be announced at Chemical Week’s online Financial Outlook & Sustainability Forum from 18–19 November.   To determine who would be included in the shortlist, a panel of 10 judges […]

Tato Bigio Wins Meaningful Business 100 Award

The Meaningful Business 100 (MB100) Award recognizes and celebrates global leaders who are combining profit and purpose to help achieve the U.N.’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The award celebrates individuals working across different sectors, roles, geographies, and causes. Recipients include outstanding and purpose-driven corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, impact investors, and sustainability experts who are deemed […]

Tato Bigio Recognized as MB100 Leader

The award recognizes outstanding business leaders, across the world, who are combining profit and purpose to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The 2nd edition of the MB100 was curated by an expert panel of 16 judges, following a global nomination process. The platform received over 500 nominations from 70 countries, with each one […]

TU/ecomotive Develops Car with UBQ™

October 8, 2020 — Every year, Netherland-based student company TU/ecomotive produces an electric car with a team of 21 BA students from the Eindhoven University of Technology, in the aim of showing the world that the hypothetical, sustainable car of the future, can be a reality today.   The design of the sixth TU/ecomotive car, Luca, was revealed October 8, 2020. With this zero-waste car, the team wants to show that […]

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UBQ Releases ISO-compliant Life Cycle Assessment

October 6, 2020 — UBQ Materials has released an ISO-compliant Life Cycle Assessment study, confirming the climate positive impact of UBQ™ material   In order to address the climate emergency and flatten the curve on global temperature rise, novel end-of-life solutions for society’s trash are imperative; Landfills account for more than 15% of all human-related methane emissions, highlighting the urgent need […]

UBQ at Plastic Free World

This year, Plastic Free World Conference & Expo Europe and Plastic Free World Conference & Expo North America will join forces to create the world’s first fully virtual event that connects businesses, manufacturers, materials experts, governments, NGOs, recyclers and the plastic industry, in the aim of creating a world free from plastic waste.   Plastic […]

UBQ Announces Expansion to the Netherlands

September 2, 2020 — UBQ Materials, an Israeli-based cleantech company, has announced its plans to establish its first full-scale production facility in the Netherlands.   UBQ Materials has developed a patented process to convert landfill-destined waste into a sustainable, bio-based thermoplastic material. This novel climate-positive material can substitute conventional plastic, wood and concrete in the […]

UBQ Earns USDA Certified Biobased Product Label

Tel-Aviv, September 16, 2020 — UBQ Materials Ltd. announced today that it has earned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Biobased Product label. The product, UBQ™ material, is now able to display a unique USDA label that highlights its percentage of biobased content. Third-party verification for a product’s biobased content is administered through the USDA BioPreferred Program, an initiative created by the 2002 Farm Bill (and recently reauthorized by the 2018 […]

UBQ at Future of Plastics 2020

The Future of Plastics conference will be taking place October 20-22, 2020. The virtual event, presented by Innovation Forum, is a business conference that aims to find scalable, circular and sustainable solutions to plastic pollution. Topics will include internal processes and engagement, innovation and new materials, financing change, and consumer insight & behavior.   Innovation Forum is a […]

UBQ on Business Insider

July 30, 2020: In a special video segment titled “The Quest for the Perfect Plastic”, Samara Abramson and Amelia Kosciulek of Business Insider take an exclusive tour of the UBQ facility in Tze’elim, Israel.   Abramson and Kosciulek perfectly describe how UBQ Materials takes household waste, shreds it, grinds it into a confetti-like material, melts […]