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Raising the 'Sustainability Flags' at the Sunflower+ Project
With the end of summer it's time to share memorable moments from the Old North St. Louis neighborhood and location of our first Sunflower+ Project. This includes a popular 'sustainability flags' project with the help of local school children.
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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: sunflower+ project, old north st. Louis, sunflowers, sustainability, green schools | View Count: (56)
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: (419)
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: (285)
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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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: enviroscape, teacher pd, environmental education, stormwater management, green schools, green education | View Count: (1032)
Science and EarthWays Center Open House - Science and Sustainability in Action!
Go behind the science with Missouri Botanical Garden botanists at the Monsanto Center and meet the Garden’s sustainability experts on their home turf in the Commerce Bank Center for Science Education by attending our upcoming "Science and Sustainability" Open House Weekend on February 25-26. Did you know that the Garden is one of the most active and productive botanical research institutions in the world? Researchers from our Science and Conservation Division are dedicated to studying plan...
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| Categories: EarthWays Center This Season | Tags: science, sustainability, earthways, botanists, plant research, plant collections, herbariam, peter h. raven library, green schools, green education, energy efficienty, natural resources, ecosystems, conservation | View Count: (1306)
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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: (1026)
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