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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: (178)
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Educators Train to Become Water Stewards

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Educators Train to Become Water Stewards
With every turn of the faucet and flush of the toilet, we use and dispose of vast amounts of water every day. We all certainly recognize that clean water is an essential component of life, but how often do we think about what happens to the water sent down our drains or the rain falling on our parking lots and lawns?
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: clean water, watersheds, Water Cycle, clean water workshop, Enviroscape, environmental education, earthways center | View Count: (198)
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: (411)
What A Home Energy Score Measures and Why You Should Care
October was “Energy Action Month” and we want to make sure you kicked it off with a good start in your own home. First of all, get your furnace ready for winter with these tips. Then, consider a Home Energy Assessment with a Home Energy Score.
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: energy assessment, home energy score, home performance with energy star, better buildings, homebuyers, energy efficiency | View Count: (361)
Control pests AND protect pollinators? Apply a splash of Bug Ecology - healthy for people too!
Gardening to support butterflies and bees has adults and kids all over St. Louis in a nature-happy buzz. What fun to grow native plants and attract cool pollinators! But nature brings mosquitoes too. How can we control the insect pests without harming beneficial bugs? Take three key steps.
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: pollinators, mosquitoes, pests, home, health, zika, west nile, beneficial insects | View Count: (1844)
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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: (444)
Home Energy Score and how they can Make Your Home More Efficient!
The Home Energy Score is a rating that can provide you with valuable information about your home and can even save you money!
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: energy efficiency, saving money, utilities, sustainability at home, home performance | View Count: (535)
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