The Taste of Green fundraiser on October 26, 2016 will not only feature food and drink, but will also offer a FUN silent auction! We hope you are excited about the diverse array of treasures to choose from — here is a preview to tempt your appetite:

A night at the Moonrise Hotel

Two free passes to the Vin de Set Holiday Fine Wine Expo on Saturday, November 12th with over 100 fine wines, live entertainment, light appetizers and wine for sale for the holiday season

Taste tours at Schlafly

Green Jean Ponzi Talk

Experience: Afternoon and evening BBQ for up to 10 people at the Risberg’s country place at Possum Hollow Ranch in Crawford County MO [80-acre lake for fishing, boating and (weather permitting) swimming. Miles of trails on 600 wooded acres with meadows, glades and ponds developed in conjunction with MDC’s wildlife habitat improvement program. Possible excursions to Onondaga Cave State Park, and/or Meramec River]

Kakao Chocolate tasting parties

Unique collection of Young Living’s 10 most popular essential oils and a private consultation

Hand-painted wine glasses w/bottle of wine and handcrafted wine display

Handcrafted 3rd Life Wood chair sets 

Experience: Guided day hike on the Ozark Trail for 2-6 people with tasty lunch provided by St. Louis Earth Day Festival Founders: David and Karla Wilson

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Pint Club Membership for a year + sterling silver spoons

And so much more! Be ready to bid on these and other fabulous packages and items at Taste of Green! All proceeds from this fundraiser will support these year-round St. Louis Earth Day programs:

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That’s a shame! Waste shaming at special events

October 14, 2016

You just finished eating the best vegan Thai tacos with local radishes at Food Truck Friday. All you have left in your hands is a paper boat with some drippings, and a boat load of soiled napkins, because, the messier it is, the better it tastes, right?  Now what to do with your waste: paper boat has […]

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Happy New [fiscal] Year!

September 26, 2016

New leadership on the SLED Board With a new year, comes changes in leadership of the St. Louis Earth Day Board of Directors. After serving as board President for 2 years, Traci Lichtenberg has stepped aside allowing Kakao Chocolate’s Brian Pelletier to hold the gavel. Prior to her departure, she conducted an inventory of board strengths and hopes to […]

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Why isn’t this recyclable?

July 20, 2016

If our Recycling On the Go team had a dime for every time an event attendee asked this question, we wouldn’t need to hold fundraisers! The fact is, there are many misconceptions and lots of misinformation floating out in the public about current recycling technology. Each region of the country has its own system, but in St. […]

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Whaaat? File: Investigation 1.0

June 21, 2016

Recently, the Recycling On the Go team came across an item at an event that clearly belongs in the “Whaaat?? File.” The Styrofoam cup shown in this picture has a green leaf and earth design around it with the statement,“Shown to biodegrade 84.3% after 1154 days” with a footnote to this information right on the […]

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