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EarthWays Center's Richard Reilly to Speak at SLACO’s 22nd Annual Regional Conference
Richard Reilly, The Energy Programs Manager of the Garden's EarthWays Center will be a featured panelist at the 2018 SLACO Regional Neighborhood Conference. He will be discussing the intersections of home health and energy efficiency among other things!
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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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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: event planning, community engagement, green venue, sustainable events, planning tool, , green events | View Count: (634)
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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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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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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TerraCycle Recycles...Almost Everything!Have you ever wondered what to do with an energy bar wrapper or drink pouch after the last bite and sip? TerraCycle, an innovative recycling company, started considering options to keep hard-to-recycle waste out of the landfill in 2001. They offer a wide range of free programs funded by conscientious companies and provide recycling solutions for almost every form of waste from hand warmers to toothbrushes to cigarettes! St. Louis is participating in the ci...
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