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Dear Candiotty and Britannia residents,

Sustainability and environmental awareness have always been a priority at The Weizmann Institute of Science, yet there is always more to do towards a greener campus. The Candiotty and Britannia buildings have been chosen to participate in a pilot addressing the use of biodegradable materials. The pilot started on Sunday, March 6th, and will continue for three months.

COMPOSTABLE PILOT

In an attempt to address the issue of intensive use of disposable plastic dining ware on campus, the Weizmann sustainability office is introducing the use of internationally certified biodegradable dining ware, and its proper collection and disposal after use. This includes the transfer of used biodegradable dining ware to compost “Or”, where the used utensils will enter the compost cycle production, eventually turning into quality fertilizer for agricultural use.

So what now?

1. Get Your Bio Take-Away: Ask for the biodegradable tableware from the cashier (San Martin) or server (Karnaf)

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COMPOSTABLE CERTIFIED

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2. Let’s close the loop: After use, take your biodegradable tableware to the compostable waste bin located at Candiotty and Britannia buildings 

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3. We'll take it from here: Save It's team will transfer used biodegradable dining ware to compost “Or”, where they will enter the compost cycle production, eventually turning into quality fertilizer for agricultural use

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4. THANK YOU for helping us close the loop - We would love to hear your feedback.

Save-It is a company that provides Zero Waste to Landfill solutions for large companies, government offices, and events, and has been chosen to run the pilot at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Save it has worked with Microsoft, The Azriely Group, Tel-Aviv Museum, and many more, and was recently chosen to service the upcoming Tel Aviv Marathon. During the upcoming two weeks, you will be meeting with the "Save-It" representative to learn more about the project and receive the necessary instructions.

Weizmann Office of Sustainability 

Email 

3489

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