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New clothes hangers from household waste

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TEL AVIV – Israeli recycler UBQ Materials has announced a collaboration with retail solutions provider Mainetti to transform household waste into sustainable clothes hangers for the fashion industry.

The partnership aims to make use of UBQ Materials’s patented technology which claims to be the first to create a bio-based substitute for oil-based plastics entirely from unsorted household waste.

The resulting products, currently pending Cradle-to-Cradle (C2C) certification, are claimed to reduce methane emissions and groundwater contamination by diverting waste from landfill, while creating a novel raw material with a climate positive impact.

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