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Daimler-Mercedes to Test UBQ in Car Parts

Automotive giant Daimler AG announced on January 21st 2020 that it will be testing UBQ in the production of automobile parts.   Daimler, the owner of Mercedes Benz, is the first automotive company to partner with UBQ. Daimler is currently evaluating the incorporation of the thermoplastic for a range of automobile parts, and initial results […]

TU/ecomotive Develop Zero-Waste Car with UBQ

Every year, Netherland-based student company TU/ecomotive produces an electric car with a team of 21 B.A. students from the Technical University Eindhoven, in the aim of showing the world how cars of the future can and should be build.   On December 12th, 2019, TU/Ecomotive revealed Luca at the Eindhoven University of Technology. Luca is […]

UBQ Materials Partners with Tmura

UBQ Materials has proudly partnered with Tmura, The Israeli Public Service Venture Fund.   Tmura is a nonprofit organization established in 2002 by the Israeli venture capital and high-tech communities. Tmura aims to support charitable activities in Israel, by sharing a portion of the wealth created by the country’s technology sector with different education- and […]

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Washington Post: UBQ Turns Trash into Treasure

In an article published Monday, November 18th by the Washington Post, Jim Morrison and Shoshana Kordova take the readers on a tour of UBQ’s waste facilities in Kibbutz Tze’elim. Tze’elim is a small Kibbutz in southern Israel, but as this article shows – it is anything but small when it comes to innovation and sustainability, […]

McDonalds Will Use UBQ in Restaurants

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arcos Dorados Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ARCO) (“Arcos Dorados” or the “Company”), the largest independent McDonald’s franchise in the world, is expanding its environmental impact initiatives, announcing today an unprecedented partnership with the Israeli company UBQ, which has developed a patented process for converting unsorted household waste into a plastic substitute that reduces carbon […]

UBQ’s Global Waste Revolution featured in Jerusalem Post

The Jerusalem Post highlighted UBQ’s revolutionary solution to the world’s landfill problem. The article spotlights an incredible feature of the UBQ material: “producing one ton of UBQ is equivalent to stopping the melting of 35 square meters. of arctic ice, or the sequestration of 540 trees over 10 years old.”   In addition, the article […]

Virginia’s Future is Green

The Richmond-Times Dispatch highlights UBQ’s groundbreaking environmental technology and its direct effect on Virginia’s future.   Kim Hynes leads the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA) and wrote the piece for her column in the local Richmond newspaper.   Hynes discusses China’s recent changes in laws regarding acceptable recyclable goods. These changes are forcing business […]

Central Virginia Waste Management Authority Orders 2000 UBQ Recycling Bins
Central Virginia Waste Management Authority Orders 2000 UBQ Recycling Bins

We are excited to announce that our first U.S. customer, the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority, ordered 2000 recycling bins using UBQ material! These recycling bins will be used by about 280,000 households in the Richmond area.   Please find the AP article below or click here.    

UBQ Featured in Forbes

UBQ was covered by Forbes after a visit with our executive team at Circularity 19. Here, the leading figures in sustainability met for the largest circular economy conference in North America. In the Forbes article, UBQ’s patented process is recognized for its “plastic products [that] actually serve to permanently sequester carbon emissions.” UBQ achieves this […]