Green Resources

Green gift suggestions

December 23, 2016

If you are seeking advice from St. Louis Earth Day for last-minute gift ideas, you will find many ideas that are locally available. We asked our staff to offer their own suggestions to share. Hope we are able to help a few find the perfect sustainable gift this holiday season. What is your favorite local store […]

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A lean and green Christmas!

December 6, 2016

Haven’t finished your Christmas preparations yet?!?  Don’t stress!  Keep your gift-giving simple this year with these lean and green ideas: Donate to your loved one’s favorite charity in his/her name instead of buying more “stuff.” Does he/she really need another shirt/perfume/toy?  Try giving tickets to an event or movie. If you need more inspiration to […]

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Compost food waste: close the loop!

November 28, 2016

Aaron had this wonderful idea for dinner so, to reduce his carbon footprint, he decided to stop at the grocery store on his way home. With a fuzzy memory of what is on the refrigerator shelves at home, he decides to pick up all the ingredients needed for his meal. The whole family enjoyed his fabulous meal! […]

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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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