Green Resources

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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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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