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Holiday Greening: Our Choices can be a Gift to Our Planet!
The Garden’s EarthWays Center has wrapped up these festive-info options, to help you enjoy the holidays sustainably. Check out some of our favorites:
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Posted in: EarthWays Center This Season | Tags: holiday greening , christmas , recycle christmas tree , holiday light recycling , eco friendly holidays , waste free holiday | Comments (0) | View Count: (247)
Save The Date - 2018 Science and Sustainability Open House Weekend
On March 3 and 4, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m., two of the Garden’s rarely seen behind the scenes areas will be open to the public. Meet our scientists and learn how they collect, study, and conserve plants. You can also learn about the Garden’s community sustainability programs with the EarthWays Center staff.
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Posted in: EarthWays Center This Season | Tags: science and sustainability , sustainable events , earthways center , plant research , family fun , environmental education | Comments (0) | View Count: (134)
NEW! Online Green Event Guide for Community Event Leaders
Attention: Folks who plan the scout outing, monthly socials, or congregation picnic can now GO GREEN with help from the EarthWays Center and the The United States Environmental Protection.
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Posted in: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: event planning , community engagement , green venue , sustainable events , planning tool , , green events | Comments (0) | View Count: (352)
New Clean Water Education Program Offers EnviroScape® Models and Free Teacher Workshops
The field of stormwater management is becoming more vital to our livelihoods and community. In a new partnership with Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD), EarthWays Center staff is working to help bring these topics to life in classrooms around the region.
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Posted in: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: enviroscape , teacher pd , environmental education , stormwater management , green schools , green education | Comments (0) | View Count: (119)
Bring Sustainability Home - Sign Up for an Upcoming Green Living Class, Tour or Workshop
We've got inspiring classes for adults year round! From the technology of single stream recycling and green burial to composting with worms and DIY cleaning products the Garden's sustainability division offers a full range of green living education.
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Posted in: EarthWays Center Classes | Tags: adult classes , environmental education , Sustainable Education , DIY , homemade cleaners , vermicomposting | Comments (0) | View Count: (195)
What A Home Energy Score Measures and Why You Should Care
October was “Energy Action Month” and we want to make sure you kicked it off with a good start in your own home. First of all, get your furnace ready for winter with these tips. Then, consider a Home Energy Assessment with a Home Energy Score.
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Posted in: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: energy assessment , home energy score , home performance with energy star , better buildings , homebuyers , energy efficiency | Comments (0) | View Count: (122)
Another  (Majorly!) Successful MSD Rainscaping Small Grants Round is Underway
We are moving forward with 107 projects through the fall of 2017 and spring of 2018. Grant awards will come out to over $280,000. This is double last year’s total! Having received 82 applications and moving forward with 66 projects for a total of over $160,000 in awards in the 2016-17 Round.
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Posted in: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: rainscaping , msd project clear , stormwater management , permeable pavement , drainage problems , native plants , | Comments (0) | View Count: (182)
Honeysuckle Sweep for Healthy Habitat – Volunteer to Hack the Invader in a Park Near You!
This dreadful bush’s berries are glossy red, its leaves are still green and clinging, and the ticks and chiggers are (mostly) gone from the woods it infests. It’s time again to grab a tool and VOLUNTEER to hack Bush Honeysuckle out of our region’s parks and waterways. Honeysuckle Sweep Week Events: October 28–November 12, 2017
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Posted in: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: bush honeysuckle , invasive plants , missouri native plants , honeysuckle sweep , conservation , biodiversity | Comments (0) | View Count: (182)
St. Louis County Library hosts EarthWays Center Speakers this Fall
Register for these FREE talks today – and tell a friend or fellow library patron! A list of all class dates, locations and descriptions are included in the article.
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Posted in: EarthWays Center Classes | Tags: adult classes , holidays , green consumer , library , eco friendly living , sustainability at home | Comments (0) | View Count: (239)
St. Louis Public Schools' Carver Elementary Excels with a Focus on Waste Reduction
A new school year means big things are happening at St. Louis Public Schools' Carver Elementary, a member of this year's EarthWays Sustainability Network (ESN). You'll want to read up on the work of Carver's Green Team Dream Team!
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Posted in: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: carver elementary , st. louis public schools , #education , #sustainability , Earthways Sustainability Network | Comments (0) | View Count: (138)
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