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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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| Categories: Volunteer Updates | Tags: volunteers, garden events, recycling, earthways center, zero waste ambassador | View Count: (120)
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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| Categories: EarthWays Center This Season | Tags: holiday greening, christmas, recycle christmas tree, holiday light recycling, eco friendly holidays, waste free holiday | View Count: (900)
Plastic Pot Recycling - Help Reduce Horticultural Waste in Landfills
Spring planting = lots of plastic pots. Every April, as your tulips come up and your flowers go in, the Garden opens its Plastic Pot Recycling Program. Plastic pots cannot go in single stream recycling and over 350,000 pounds of horticultural plastic gets added to the waste stream each year. Since 1998, the Missouri Botanical Garden’s plastic pot recycling program has prevented over one million pounds of horticultural waste from reaching the landfill.In 2017, the Garden is excited to promo...
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| Categories: Sustainability at the Garden | Tags: plastic pot recycling, Central Paper Stock, spring planting, horticultural pots, Garden containers, container plants | View Count: (3900)
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