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UBQ Materials at K2019

We’ve got a full house here at #K2019! Proud to see the level of interest and excitement around #Innovation and #Sustainability in the #Plastic hashtag#Industry. Come by Hall 7.1 Booth B19 to learn about #UBQMaterials and how we are revolutionizing #Waste into the most #Climate #Positive #Material 🌱🌍      

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 […]

B Corp Best for the World 2019

As proud members of the B Corp Community, it is a real honor to be among the top 10% of B Corporations recognized

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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 […]

How the World Can Solve its 2-Billion-Ton Trash Problem

In a recent article, Bloomberg highlights the alarming trash problem and how the world is trying to deal with it. The article begins by discussing a concern spreading throughout Southeast Asia: the dumping of rich countries’ unwanted waste. Between January and November last year, 5.8 million tons of trash was exported from the U.S., Japan, […]

UBQ Awarded at Innovation Re | focus Summit

UBQ has recently accepted the Leadership in Innovation Award at the Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit hosted in Grand Rapids, MI.

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 […]