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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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Educators Train to Become Water Stewards

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Educators Train to Become Water Stewards
With every turn of the faucet and flush of the toilet, we use and dispose of vast amounts of water every day. We all certainly recognize that clean water is an essential component of life, but how often do we think about what happens to the water sent down our drains or the rain falling on our parking lots and lawns?
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 Spring and Summer 2018 Green Living Classes with EarthWays Center
Education is a key tool in supporting a greener future. Yet, sometimes as adults we fail to stop, pause, and engage in meaningful experiences that help us dive deeper and expand our current knowledge base. This is where EarthWays Green Living class offerings can help support you in discovery, sharing, and exploring the sustaianable lifestyle choices around our planet.
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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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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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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: (986)
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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