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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: (2689)
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EarthWays Sustainability Network

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Children understand sustainability as a natural part of the preservation of our planet. All it takes is a little nudge from their teachers, and they enthusiastically embrace sustainability practices in their schools. This year, EarthWays Sustainability Network (ESN) was launched to develop a network of educators who could teach their students about waste, waste reduction, and recycling. ESN teachers train with EarthWays Center staff for one year - learning about solid waste issues, discover...
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: St. Louis County Department of Public Health, Sustainable Education, Earthways Sustainability Network, Schol Programs, Waste Audits, Teacher Training, Green Team | View Count: (3462)
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Mentors Help Schools Go Green

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EarthWays Center staffers serve as program mentors for schools participating in the U.S. Green Building Council-Missouri Gateway Chapter’s 2016-17 Green Schools Quest. This is a challenge based opportunity for schools to implement low to no-cost sustainable solutions at their school. Children of all ages jump into the “greening” projects with our staff.  Elementary school students at Christ Community Lutheran School worked with Kat Golden, Sustainability Education Manager,...
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| Categories: Sustainable Solutions Highlights | Tags: elementary school programs, waste audit, school green team, Earthways staff, USGBC , school sustainability, Green Schools Quest | View Count: (3807)