Green Resources

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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Guest Blog: Going Green With Metro – The Official Transportation of The St. Louis Earth Day Festival

April 8, 2016

Public transportation, by its very nature, contributes to regional sustainability by keeping tens of thousands of vehicles off area roads each day, which improves our region’s air quality and reduces our carbon footprint. In fact, choosing to ride MetroLink or MetroBus keeps more than 45,000 vehicles off crowded St. Louis area streets each day. Nationally, […]

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Going Green… Change is Afoot in the ‘U City’ Loop!

January 13, 2016

University City is making changes that extend beyond the 2.2 miles of The Delmar Loop trolley project, with plans to become a greener, more sustainable destination district. Thanks in part to a grant by the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, University City now offers free recycling dumpsters to businesses that switch to the city’s hauling services. […]

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South Grand movie night for the environment

September 10, 2015

On Friday, October 2, St. Louis Earth Day, in collaboration with the Missouri Coalition for the Environment, and the South Grand Business District, will present a free screening of “Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective.” During the Spring, Summer, and Fall of 2013, film makers Costa Boutsikaris and Emmett Brennan documented over 20 permaculture sites in a […]

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South Grand and St. Louis Earth Day Partner to Eliminate Cigarette Butts

September 8, 2015

Saturday Cleanup Kicks Off Cigarette Recycling program in South Grand In an effort to eliminate street-side litter, South Grand is announcing the launch of a community-wide cigarette recycling program. The program kicks off with a Beautification and Cigarette Blitz Day, a volunteer-based cleanup targeting both the street-side cigarette urns as well as any littered cigarette butts […]

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