Green Living Class Highlights This Season

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Technology of Single Stream Recycling (off-site)

Have you ever wondered just how your recycling is separated or how a recycling center operates? Take this tour of the Republic recycling center in Hazelwood and see just how amazing the process can be! The tour will include a full tutorial by Republic staff on how the machines operate and an up-close look at the whole process. Designed for adults only.      

Wednesday, June 13      6:30 - 8 pm      $10 members | $15 nonmembers


Eco-Friendly Furniture Repair

Perennial will share some tips on repairing joints and refinishing surfaces—all with the earth in mind! You'll get info about where to discover the best "trash" in St. Louis. We'll leak some of Perennial's favorite spots to find discarded furniture, give you insight into the city's bulk trash system, and link you to online resources where someone else's trash can become your treasure. Through hands-on demonstrations, you’ll learn all about natural paints, stains, and waxes. Learn to add a pop of color to your projects with milk paint, mix and apply a fresh coat of Perennial’s signature wood wax, and cook up natural stain from walnuts. Designed for adults only.

Thursday, June 14      7-9 pm       $35 members | $42 nonmembers


Chickens in My Backyard? NEW

Ever wonder what it's like to keep chickens in your backyard? Already have chickens but have some questions? Come meet the Easy Chicken's baby chicks and join us for this fun new class all about keeping backyard chickens in your yard. We will discuss basic chicken info including anatomy, habits, differences between breeds and rooster/hen, egg differences, and how to raise chickens in St. Louis. We'll review food, shelter, water, and climate considerations for preparing to bring chickens to your home. We will also touch on health issues to look out for and give people the chance to hold a live chicken! Designed for adults only.

Tuesday, August 7     6:30 - 8 pm       $10 members | $15 nonmembers

Learn more and register for all available classes at www.mobot.org/classes 

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