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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

CRC hosts Sustainable Living Fair, electronics recycling drive

January 16, 2013

Central Reform Congregation is hosting a Sustainable Living Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26. Sponsored by CRC’s Green Team, the Youth Group will be preparing and serving a sustainable, organic and local lunch for donations.  Visitors...

Charles Pass

‘Planet’-conscious company melds office supplies, environmental ethos

Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light July 4, 2012

For more than two decades, Charles “Chuck” Pass, 54, has been known as “chief executive honcho” of Pedro’s Planet, which he and his high-school friend, Pedro McMillian, founded in 1989. The office supply company, based in an office park at 11649...

Laborers in Jerusalem collecting plastic containers for
recycling from a plastic recycling container.

In Israel, composting and recycling programs in new ecology push

By Jessica Steinberg, JTA February 1, 2012

JERUSALEM—The still-new recycling center in the Givat Shaul neighborhood of Jerusalem is fairly quiet on a crisp winter afternoon. Several people drive in to drop off their recycling—from old printers and batteries to aluminum pans, plastic containers...

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