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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: (4863)
Richard Reilly, The Energy Programs Manager of the Garden's EarthWays Center will be a featured panelist at the 2018 SLACO Regional Neighborhood Conference. He will be discussing the intersections of home health and energy efficiency among other things!
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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: SLACO, energy efficiency, sustainability, healthy homes , earthways center | View Count: (4806)
On March 3 and 4, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m., two of the Garden’s rarely seen behind the scenes areas will be open to the public. Meet our scientists and learn how they collect, study, and conserve plants. You can also learn about the Garden’s community sustainability programs with the EarthWays Center staff.
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| Categories: EarthWays Center This Season | Tags: science and sustainability, sustainable events, earthways center, plant research, family fun, environmental education | View Count: (4290)
Volunteering for the EarthWays Center is more than just showing up to monitor a checklist or dig through trash. It’s how our volunteers help support the Garden’s mission and dedication to sustainability. Read on for updates on some interesting volunteer roles and how you can help!
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2017 Sustainability Institute for Educators

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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: (3377)
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Sunflower+ Project: STL Enters Fifth Year

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The Sunflower+ Project: STL is in its fifth year. We began as a winning entry in the St. Louis Land Lab Design Competition – a way to re-think vacant, urban land as an asset rather than a liability. Fruitful collaboration is a large part of what keeps us going long after our two year project was scheduled to conclude. Working with Ames VPA School and the Sweet Potato Project keeps our energy level high. Read more to learn how we turned a vacant urban lot into a productive asset to the community!
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: sweet potato project, vacant lots, urban planning, north st. louis, sustainability, earthways center, sunflower project, biodiversity, pollinators | View Count: (4074)
Are you looking for green living ideas?  Do you want to learn how to live more sustainably? Are you planning to build a new house? Have comfort issues and want to make improvements to where you live now? Join us for the Green Homes Festival on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Missouri Botanical Garden. This is the 16th year of our signature Garden event. The Festival is a hands-on, day-long festival of learning, playing, and engaging with people of all ages and backgrounds who share an in...
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| Categories: EarthWays Center This Season | Tags: green homes, green homes festival, green events, sustainability, earthways center, summer events | View Count: (3710)
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