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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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| Categories: EarthWays Center Classes | Tags: adult classes, environmental education, Sustainable Education, DIY, homemade cleaners, vermicomposting | View Count: (742)
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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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: energy assessment, home energy score, home performance with energy star, better buildings, homebuyers, energy efficiency | View Count: (608)
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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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: rainscaping, msd project clear, stormwater management, permeable pavement, drainage problems, native plants, | View Count: (796)
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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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: bush honeysuckle, invasive plants, missouri native plants, honeysuckle sweep, conservation, biodiversity | View Count: (1012)
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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| Categories: EarthWays Center Classes | Tags: adult classes, holidays, green consumer, library, eco friendly living, sustainability at home | View Count: (811)
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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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: carver elementary, st. louis public schools, #education, #sustainability, Earthways Sustainability Network | View Count: (748)
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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| Categories: Volunteer Updates | Tags: volunteer, zero waste ambassador, green events, classroom assistant, earthways center | View Count: (906)
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