The capital is at the forefront of growing efforts to preserve nature in urban areas.
One such plant plans to take in 1,500 tons of waste per day, which is about half the daily waste output in Israel's central Dan region.
The horses, who seem relaxed and open to human touch, are joined by other rescued animals, including donkeys and dogs.
Rainfall was felt especially around the coastal city of Hadera, with central Israel seeing lighter precipitation levels, with lightning and hail storms expected.
Large quantities of precipitation are expected on Friday in northern and central Israel, with temperatures forecasted to continue to drop.
Harvard professor notes that children are especially sensitive to pesticides because their toxic substance removal mechanisms are still not fully developed.
50 infrastructure facilities, 30 offshore drilling sites may pose an environmental, economical threat, says the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel.
According to the forecast there is a 41 percent chance of average rainfall during the principal winter months.
Prince Philip presented the award to Drori on behalf of the World Wildlife Fund for Nature.
Ofir Drori to receive this year's award for his work on bringing law enforcement for wildlife to Cameroon.