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Earthways Sustainability Network Helps Elementary Schools Create New Generation of Environmentalists
From January to May, the efforts of one kindergarten class helped divert 1,650 pounds of school cafeteria waste from the landfill!
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: sustainability, Earthways Center, EWC Sustainability Network, Education, Green Schools, Recycling, TREX recycling, Compost, Green Team | View Count: (1810)
EarthWays Team Mentors Area Schools in Annual Green Schools Quest
This year, four EarthWays team members served as mentors for schools including: Christ Community Lutheran School, Rogers Middle School, Parkway Central, and Hazelwood West. These schools worked incredibly hard to find sustainable solutions where they live, learn and play.
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights, Sustainability in the Community | Tags: USGBC, green schools quest, sustainability, education, sustainable solutions, St. Louis schools | View Count: (1469)
Sustainability Institute for Educators Announces Keynote Speaker
Jen Cirillo of Shelburne Farms will be the Keynote Speaker at the 2018 Sustainability Institute for Educators.
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: sustainability institute for educators, education, green lifestyle, sustainability education | View Count: (1097)
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From Classroom Lessons to Environmental Action

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From Classroom Lessons to Environmental Action
Find out more about how the Clean Water Education Program is helping St. Louis area schools turn investigative learning into environmental action.
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: education, clean water, storm drain marking, investigative learning, environmental action, sustainable solutions | View Count: (1039)
Science and Sustainability Open House | March 3-4, 2018
Recently 800 excited visitors joined Garden botanists and members of the Garden’s EarthWays Center and Education division for a rare look at the Garden’s work in plant science and sustainability here in our region and around the world.
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| Categories: EarthWays Center This Season | Tags: monsanto center, Commerce Bank Center for Science Education, Open House, science, earthways center, sustainable solutions, conservation, botanists | View Count: (1949)
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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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| Categories: Volunteer Updates | Tags: volunteer opportunities, earthways center, sustainability and education, internships | View Count: (1158)
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EarthWays Innovation Challenge: Waste Solutions

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EarthWays Innovation Challenge: Waste Solutions
EarthWays Center is thrilled to be hosting its first Student Innovation Challenge on April 14. Groups of middle and high school students will be asked to solve a mystery sustainability challenge and develop a working prototype of their design over the course of one day!
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: entrepreneurship, technology education, T-Rex, student innovation challenge, sustainable design | View Count: (1764)
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