Green Resources

Metro helping make St. Louis greener.

April 7, 2017

Metro transit is proud to continue its long-standing sponsorship and partnership with St. Louis Earth Day. Metro is also proud of its role in helping to keep tens of thousands of vehicles off area roads each day, which improves our region’s air quality and reduces our carbon footprint. Ride the trolley to Earth Day! Metro’s […]

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Turning apples into tomatoes?

February 13, 2017

Have you ever wondered how an apple transforms itself into a tomato? St. Louis Earth Day investigated how this happens in kitchens and backyards throughout St. Louis.   Check back frequently as we investigate other ways to transform everyday items. Your support allows us to create educational engaging videos such as this to help community […]

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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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