35: Joslin Kehdy of Recycle Lebanon - Circular Economy Hub for Lebanon

Joslin Kehdy is the founder of Recycle Lebanon an NGO addressing the waste emergency in Lebanon and creating a regenerative system change from within Beirut.

Highlights:

  • Examples of initiatives within Recycle Lebanon

  • Ecosouk - eco product marketplace

  • Regenerate Lebanon - a circular hub towards regenerative development within Beirut

  • Importance of getting information out to people in bite size

Useful links:

Recycle Lebanon - http://recyclelebanon.com

Joslin Kehdy - https://www.linkedin.com/in/joslinkehdy/

Chapters:

[00:55] Lebanon is in a permanent problem of waste emergency in Lebanon

[03:20] Solutions that are copy and pasted from Lebanon

[04:42] Collection points for cigarette buds

[06:49] Surfboards for outdoor lovers

[07:27] Styrofoams in surfboards

[09:55] Regenerate Labenon and circular village within the city

[12:08] NGO profits and community

[14:59] Information is the challenge

[16:54] Increasing use of single-use plastic

[17:58] Scaling Regenerate Lebanon

Listen to this episode now:

Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ro/podcast/35-joslin-kehdy-recycle-lebanon-circular-economy-hub/id1290523873?i=1000437755631

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/4pBa5C2Qzv2L2bDCy8vKSI

Cristina Tihoi