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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: (108)
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: (512)
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: (322)
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: (1100)
St. Louis Public Schools' Carver Elementary Excels with a Focus on Waste Reduction
A new school year means big things are happening at St. Louis Public Schools' Carver Elementary, a member of this year's EarthWays Sustainability Network (ESN). You'll want to read up on the work of Carver's Green Team Dream Team!
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| Categories: Sustainability in the Community | Tags: carver elementary, st. louis public schools, #education, #sustainability, Earthways Sustainability Network | View Count: (926)
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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: (859)
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Investigating Energy at Pattonville Schools

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Investigating Energy at Pattonville Schools
Students in the Pattonville School District are becoming “energy investigators” with the help of EarthWays Centers education team. As part of their Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education, Pattonville invited EarthWays staff to work with students to develop a comprehensive curriculum that includes mapping out an energy lesson plan and teaching the students about energy: where it comes from, how it fits into our everyday lives, and how it impacts the environment. St...
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: Pattonville, STEM, energy curriculum, alternative energy, energy, energy education, kat golden, sustainability schools, simon warren | View Count: (1649)
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