Earth Day: IDF-at the height of the green revolution “

מתקנים סולאריים בבסיסי צה”ל. צילום: דובר צה”ל

Billion, and perceptual changes, they led the IDF to increase enforcement, pollution prevention activities and the implementation of “green” solutions in bases

תאריך: 22/04/2012, 13:00    
מחבר: מתן גלין, אתר צה”ל

In recent years increased its IDF life quality improvement, including long-term economic program totaling billion shekels and Director who is responsible for green legislation.

Understanding and having the largest environmental protection implemented in Israel and abroad for over two decades. In 1989, Israel established a Ministry of the environment that began in 2006 is the Ministry of environmental protection. The IDF is required to change perception and in 2009 it is changing with the opening of “the Director of environmental protection.

The Director of environmental protection is the most popular body responsible for implementing the policy in the field of environmental protection, for treatment, minimize and prevent environmental damage in action. Later it was decided to appoint a legal advisor may be responsible for environmental legislation and in implementation. Watch k is axle on which the mission canceled. “We are constantly exposed to the environment, literally. Our working method, legal counsel, is to find a way to edit conflicts, reconciling balances interests and rights. The conflict between environmental military activity is taking place, all the developed countries, “said IDF major site Itzhaki.

Environmental hazards such as fuel, pollution recyclable waste and resource efficiency
Are just a few examples of issues with them have to handle environmental protection administration, private aid from the military prosecutor’s Office. Among the achievements of environmental יועמ”ש, shown in the role for two years, many laws are handled. To prevent asbestos hazards requiring to remove dangerous material, the law requires packaging recycling and air law
Clean in Israel led the European standard for the prevention of pollution and the IDF shop
Into the sewers. “These are the golden years,” major environmentally Itzhaki regarding multi green legislation.

The IDF is found now in the process of improving attitude, when the program was in issue, which were invested as milard, is expected to be completed in 2025. Among other projects are expected to go their way to heat water with natural gas, green gas infrastructure and automatic faucets. “The military began environmental enforcement. If you asked a military lawyer, only a decade ago, would be able to deploy the IDF command requires green building, you answered a question answer or pessimistic. The answer today is completely different. We are in the midst of a revolution, “says Captain Itzhaki.

Translated from Hebrew