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Volunteers Mark Five Years of Educating – Composting – Recycling at Garden Events
People love Garden festivals for multi-cultural food and fun. But what about big-crowd trash? Our Zero Waste Ambassadors transform it into compost, recycling and awareness!
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Intern Spotlight - Catching up with Former Interns in St. Louis and Detroit!
Catch up with two of our past interns, Lucas Signorelli and Katherine Brown, to see what they have been up to since they completed their EarthWays Center internships and learn how their experiences helped them get to where they are today!
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| Categories: Volunteer Updates | Tags: internships, sustainability, sunflowers | View Count: (62)
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Intern Spotlight - Where are They Now?

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Intern Spotlight - Where are They Now?
Check in with two of our past interns, Kenzie Conely and Julie Heck, to see what they have been up to since working alongside staff at EarthWays Center. Internships are a critical way we pass along sustainability knowledge to a larger community.
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Volunteer with us: Become a Zero-Waste Ambassador and Change the Face of Event Waste!
Calling all volunteers! EarthWays Center is in need of Zero-Waste Ambassadors. If you’re looking for a way to make a difference, learn a bit more about our waste streams, or even simply enhance your enjoyment of Chinese Culture Days, Green Living Festival, Japanese Festival, or Best of Missouri Market, consider joining us for a training.
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Thinking Outside of the Box and Making a Difference - Cheers to Volunteers!
Volunteering for the EarthWays Center is more than just showing up to monitor a checklist or dig through trash. It’s how our volunteers help support the Garden’s mission and dedication to sustainability. Read on for updates on some interesting volunteer roles and how you can help!
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Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

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Volunteer and Internship Opportunities
New Volunteer Opportunities:Green Living Class Assistants: Love our classes? We need assistants to monitor our spring and summer green education classes. Class assistants stay for the entire class and help presenters set-up their materials, greet and check-in registered participants, collect evaluation surveys and assist with clean up. Did we mention that you get to attend the class for free? Topics of classes and experiences vary, but all focus on green living and sustainability concepts. Save ...
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Thanks to Our Volunteers

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Our volunteers play a key role in the success of EarthWays. From providing education to helping keep Garden events "waste free," our volunteers make it all happen. Through spring and summer events, our "Zero-Waste Ambassadors" helped thousands of visitors to the Garden sort their own waste into recycling, composting and landfill at our "RCL" tents. EarthWays staff and Garden visitors all appreciate the efforts of our volunteers and the hours spent helping everyone live more sustainable lives. Ea...
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