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Earth Day Action Grants announced.

April 17, 2014

Congratulations to this year’s Earth Day Action Grant recipients. Competition among proposals was tough this year! In addition to having many qualified and exciting proposals, St. Louis Earth Day experienced a dip in funding that decreased the amount of available grant funds. Many thanks to the William A. Kerr Foundation; with the Foundations assistance, St. […]

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Wrap up the holidays sustainably!

December 29, 2013

You’ve survived Christmas – now what?  Start the New Year right by disposing of your Christmas tree sustainably. Do you have Christmas lights that quit working or you didn’t use this year?  Recycle them!  Then start saving your hard to recycle items for our 2014 Recycling Extravaganza. Christmas Recycling Guide – Great ideas for the whole […]

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A lean and green Christmas!

December 23, 2013

Haven’t finished your Christmas preparations yet?!?  Don’t stress!  Keep your gift-giving lean this year with these 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. Do you want to show your neighbors or friends […]

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Amazing diversion results from this year’s REX! event.

May 6, 2013

For the third year, in partnership with the St. Louis Community College – Forest Park Campus, we held the Recycling Extravaganza collection event for hard-to-recycle items on the same day as the Festival.  This year, 609 vehicles, 12 bicycles and 1 MetroBus rider unloaded materials to be collected by 25 organizations and businesses for reuse, recycling […]

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Earth Day Action Grant Recipients Announced!

April 9, 2013

On the afternoon of Monday April 8th, history was made as a small committee met to review our first round of Earth Day Action Grant proposals. We received 34 qualified proposals with a total request of $58,000. Budgets ranged from $150 – $10,000. We have awarded $12,080 to 18 very worthy recipients. The majority of the […]

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