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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: (2947)
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: (4786)
The Garden’s EarthWays Center has wrapped up these festive-info options, to help you enjoy the holidays sustainably. Check out some of our favorites:
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| Categories: EarthWays Center This Season | Tags: holiday greening, christmas, recycle christmas tree, holiday light recycling, eco friendly holidays, waste free holiday | View Count: (6793)
Spring planting = lots of plastic pots. Every April, as your daffodils come up and your flowers go in, the Plastic Pot Recycling program opens again at garden centers around St. Louis.Plastic pots cannot go into single stream recycling! Our specialized local program helps manage some of more than 350,000 pounds of horticultural plastic added to the U.S. waste stream each year. Since the Garden launched this effort in 1998, our region’s plastic pot recycling program has kept over one millio...
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| Categories: Sustainability at the Garden | Tags: plastic pot recycling, Central Paper Stock, spring planting, horticultural pots, Garden containers, container plants | View Count: (10147)