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Concord Trinity Lutheran Church’s Storm Drain Marking Campaign
Read to learn how the Concord Trinity United Methodist's Creation Care Team did their part to take care of our watershed, and find out how you can also contribute to this worthwhile effort!
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: storm drain marking, enviroscape, clean water education, teacher pd, concord trinity lutheran church | View Count: (524)
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Area Educators Learn to Weave Green Into Curriculum

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Area Educators Learn to Weave Green Into Curriculum
A recap of the past Sustainability Institute, where educators learned how to define sustainability for themselves and what it means for their students and community, including activities that took place, quotes, and speakers in attendance.
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: sustainability institute, SIE, educators, teacher pd | View Count: (460)
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: (1052)
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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2017 Sustainability Institute for Educators

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2017 Sustainability Institute for Educators
On June 20-22 an annual institute was held that allowed educators to explore sustainability in the context of their schools.
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: sustainability, schools , micds, earthways center, environmental education, educators, teacher training | View Count: (1385)
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EarthWays Sustainability Network

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EarthWays Sustainability Network
Children understand sustainability as a natural part of the preservation of our planet. All it takes is a little nudge from their teachers, and they enthusiastically embrace sustainability practices in their schools. This year, EarthWays Sustainability Network (ESN) was launched to develop a network of educators who could teach their students about waste, waste reduction, and recycling. ESN teachers train with EarthWays Center staff for one year - learning about solid waste issues, discover...
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: St. Louis County Department of Public Health, Sustainable Education, Earthways Sustainability Network, Schol Programs, Waste Audits, Teacher Training, Green Team | View Count: (1531)
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Mentors Help Schools Go Green

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Mentors Help Schools Go Green
EarthWays Center staffers serve as program mentors for schools participating in the U.S. Green Building Council-Missouri Gateway Chapter’s 2016-17 Green Schools Quest. This is a challenge based opportunity for schools to implement low to no-cost sustainable solutions at their school. Children of all ages jump into the “greening” projects with our staff.  Elementary school students at Christ Community Lutheran School worked with Kat Golden, Sustainability Education Manager,...
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: elementary school programs, waste audit, school green team, Earthways staff, USGBC , school sustainability, Green Schools Quest | View Count: (1587)
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