Leon Kaye

Leon Kaye

GreenGoPost.com

Leon Kaye is a freelance writer and journalist based in California. Editor of GreenGoPost.com, he also contributes to Triple Pundit and the UK’s Guardian Sustainable Business.


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car part recycling,
News from Leon Kaye
The company's Core Recovery Programcovers the collection, refurbishing and reprocessing of out-of-commission parts.

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Feature from Leon Kaye
Belo Horizonte, Brazil's urban poor include 'catadores,' itinerant trash collectors who collect garbage from businesses and residential areas. Thanks to a new program, catadores are now learning to craft beautiful furniture and art out of discarded materials, diverting waste from landfills and helping these people build a better life.

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Ford, bio-based plastic, bioplastic
News from Leon Kaye
Ford and pulp and paper company Weyerhaeuserhave partnered on a bioplastics initiative that could become a significant step forward in the shift away from petroleum based plastics. Ford requires vast amounts of plastics to make its cars lighter and more ...

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battery recycling
NEWS
from Leon Kaye
Last week, Rayovac, Panasonic, Duracell and Energizer committed to a nationwide program that seeks to improve the recycling of household batteries. Together, these four companies have launched the non-profit Corporation for Battery Recycling (CBR) that since last year has studied ...

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Nike GS soccer boot, recycled materials
Feature from Leon Kaye
Once the target of NGOs and activists who attacked the company for the child labor that occurred within its supply chain, Nike has not only become a more socially responsible company, but a sustainable manufacturer. In fact, Nike has been ...

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Federal electronic waste policy
News from Leon Kaye
This summer, the U.S. government has become a global leader in electronic waste (e-waste) recycling. In July, the federal government – the largest consumer of electronic devices in the United States – stopped doing business with vendors who use dispose ...

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Bokashi composting system
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Feature from Leon Kaye
While composting has become more mainstream, not everyone has access to the space necessary for the maintenance of a composting bin. Apartment dwellers and residents who live in condominium developments that have more rules than sense are a few examples ...

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Feature from Leon Kaye
Dubai does not exactly score high on the sustainability index. Ecology took a back seat while what was once a dusty trading port achieved spectacular growth the past 20 years. Dubai’s transformation, however, has not translated into more sustainable practices ...

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Feature from Leon Kaye
With customers and stakeholders putting companies increasingly under the sustainability microscope, more businesses are realizing that waste is not a nuisance, but an opportunity to create revenue during uncertain economic times. Many companies, of course, have a revenue model solely ...

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NEWS
from Leon Kaye
If you think recycling is a hassle, take a step across the Pacific Ocean to Kamikatsu, Japan. This small town of 2,000 residents on rural Shikoku Island has long taken waste separation to new heights and to what some in ...

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Feature from Leon Kaye
About 40 percent of food is wasted in the U.S. But what would happen to that number if we were forced to pay for every pound we threw away? Leon Kaye travels to South Korea where tossing food hits means ...

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Journalist and budget traveler Leon Kaye in Photo: Leon Kaye
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Tips from Leon Kaye
Journalist Leon Kaye has traveled around the world on a shoestring budget. He shares his top travel secrets for big experiences that take little money and leave behind an even smaller footprint. Travel can be a chore and is a ...

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