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September – 2014



What:

Plastic Pot Recycling 2014

Date:

September through October

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location:

Missouri Botanical Garden

Monsanto Center

4500 Shaw Boulevard

St. Louis MO 63110


You can help reduce the amount of horticultural waste in landfills by recycling your plastic garden pots, polystyrene cell packs and trays at the Garden and other locations throughout St. Louis City and County.


The Missouri Botanical Garden, in partnerships with St. Louis Green, operates the most extensive public garden recycling program in the nation. To date, the Garden’s Plastic Pot Recycling program has saved over 1 million pounds of plastic garden pots, cell packs and trays from landfills.


The program is now in public/private partnership using the recycled plastic to produce lumber for raised gardening beds and retaining walls.


Click here for more information.


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What:

Electronic Recycling Event

Date:

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location:

St. Andrew United Methodist Church

3975 N US Highway 67

Florissant, MO 63034


Recycling

Don’t Miss Out on Your Chance to RECYCLE! Click here for more information about this event sponsored by Saint Louis County.


For more information about RNA Worldwide click here.





What:

Shred Events

Date:

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location:

Eagle Bank & Trust

5721 S. Lindbergh Blvd

St. Louis, MO 63123-6936


Recycling

Cintas can help you securely destroy your personal information for FREE!


Did you know Cintas hosts free shred events for community members across the nation? All of the shredded paper is recycled into secondary paper products such as paper towels and tissue to help protect natural resources. Click here for more information about these events.




What:

Watersh(E)dification: Making the Invisible Visible

Date:

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Time:

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location:

Missouri History Museum

5700 Lindell Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63112

Featured Speakers:

Jim Jordan, Senior Coordinator, School of Professional and Continuing Studies, University of Missouri – St. Louis AND Katie Belise-Iffrig, Author, Going Green for the GENIUS

Class Price:

Registration required. $14 per person. OPEN to ALL. Space is limited. Middle and high school students welcome.


Event Description: We all live in a watershed that often defines the way we live, work and play. Join us on a historic journey that explores how St. Louisans are inextricably linked by their common watercourse and how it shapes our community. We’ll have the opportunity to discover the Watershed Cairns exhibit through the eyes of its co-creator, Libby Reuter. Lecture and tour at Missouri History Museum.


For more information, or to register, CLICK HERE.


Bad Air



What:

Shred Events

Date:

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location:

Vantage Credit Union

4020 Fee Fee Rd

Bridgeton, MO 63044-2708


Recycling

Cintas can help you securely destroy your personal information for FREE!


Did you know Cintas hosts free shred events for community members across the nation? All of the shredded paper is recycled into secondary paper products such as paper towels and tissue to help protect natural resources. Click here for more information about these events.

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Grant Applications


Since 1996, the Solid Waste Management Program has provided grants to help fund innovative and sustainable programs to improve waste diversion in St. Louis County. The grant program is open to any municipality, public institution, not-for-profit organization, or business. The grant project must occur in St. Louis County. Funding for the grant program comes from St. Louis County voter-approved landfill surcharge fees.


The 2014 grant round is closed. For reference, click the following links to view the grant application and instructions:

  1. Grant 2014 Insructions
  2. Grant 2014 Application

Please direct questions about the grant program to Chris Kalter at 314-615-8933 or ckalter@stlouisco.com.




  1. 2012 Recycling and Waste Reduction Grant
    (The deadline for this round of applications has passed. The next grant round will open in 2013.)
    1. Questions and Answers - Grant Workshop March 28, 2012