Community update – will be scheduled soon.
January 2018 – Board Members Peter Ornstein, Bernard Amadei, and Tara Winer were in Israel and the West Bank to “walk the wadis” to better understand the pollution pathways contaminating the drinking water cisterns at the Mar Saba Monastery, visit the new environmental education center in Idna, and make new connections. See our trip report here.
October 2017 – Nidal Allis (TechnoRescue, Inc.) toured the electronic waste burn areas in the West Bank and met with numerous Israeli and Palestinian stakeholders.
– Several Board members are traveling to Israel and the West Bank. The are visiting Wadi Attir, and the Kidron/Nar, and the Hebron area.
May 2017 – Construction is finished on the Wetlands Demonstration Project!
June 4, 2017 – Boulder Jewish Festival. See us on the Pearl Street Mall (we are sharing a booth with Hazon).
January 19, 2017, 7pm at Congregation Har HaShem (main building) in Boulder – Community meeting to report on Oct/Nov 2016 trip to Israel and the West Bank, and discuss future direction. You can also view the full announcement here.
October 27 – November 8, 2016 – Electronic Waste workshops and meetings in the West Bank and Israel. VIEW TRIP REPORT HERE
October 20, 2016 – Community meeting/fundraiser in Boulder
June 2016 – Presentation at B’nei Haverah, Denver
June 2016 – See us at the Hazon booth at the Boulder Jewish Festival.
May 2016 – SIPP is working with several potential Israeli and American partners on a USAID solicitation.
April 2016 – Presentation at Bonai Shalom, Boulder.
April 2016 – SIPP becomes a funding partner in developing a constructed wetlands in the West Bank community of Al Ubedeiya.
Winter/Spring 2016 – Working with Anne Peters of Gracestone, Inc., SIPP provides ongoing expertise to Israeli and Palestinian NGOs on recycling/reprocessing electronic wastes.
October 11 – 16, 2015 – SIPP sends four from Boulder to Israel and the West Bank
September 18, 2015 – SIPP partners with Israeli Engineer Arnon Goren, and Palestinian NGO Qumran Palestine to form the Kidron-Nar Valley Rehabilitation Consortium. On behalf of the Consortium, SIPP submitted a grant proposal to USAID regarding developing a constructed wetlands waste water treatment system in Al Ubiedyeh. Additional partners included faculty from the University of Colorado. UPDATE October 2, 2015: grant proposal was declined by USAID.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 7-9pm in Boulder, CO
Help us send environmental experts to the Kidron Valley to consult with Palestinians and Israelis on adopting and implementing a Zero Waste goal for their recycling and composting programs.
Click here (PDF) or here for more information.