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America Recycles Day November 15!

America Recycles Day “America Recycles Day” is celebrating 20 years this year since it was first instated in 1997.  This national initiative was established by Keep America Beautiful to encourage Americans to recycle and buy recycled products.  Many are surprised to find out that America Recycles Day started in the late nineties even though Earth […]

Unstash That Trash FREE Recycling Event

Saint Louis City Recycles invites YOU to the 3rd Annual Unstash That Trash:  A Community Art & Recycling Event     Activities Throughout the Event   There will be hands-on activities for all ages, art projects, games and a tour of the LEED certified William J. Harrison Community Education Center.   St. Louis City residents […]

6 Ways Saint Louis City Recycles and Brightside St. Louis Can Help You Connect With Nature on World Environment Day

World Environment Day is Monday, June 5th. Canada is the host country this year and the theme is, “I’m With Nature”.  You can see World Environment Day’s website here.  Living in the city can sometimes prove difficult to connect with nature.  Luckily, in St. Louis we have many ways to connect with nature.  If you […]

Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

    St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and decorating can be fun, but the expense and waste can really add up!  Here are five low waste and low cost St. Patrick’s Day crafts that reduce your waste and saves the gold in your pocket. Shamrock Toilet Paper Roll Stamp This stamp is […]

Love for Recycling is in the Air

  February is the month of love.  To us, the best way to love your family and friends is to love the Earth!  Here are 9 recycling tips after the Valentine’s Day chocolates are all eaten and the flowers have dried up. After all the chocolate is gone, cardboard candy boxes can easily be recycled […]

New Stuff? Old Waste? Don’t Throw it Away–Donate It!

These Organizations Will Pick Up Your Donations During the holiday season, waste increases in all areas:  food, clothing, electronics, furnishings.  This comes at a great cost to our environment and budgets.  Before sending goods to a landfill, get them into a new home for another person to use!  Check out this list of charities.  (This […]

Celebrate Recycling, Too!

  During the holiday season, most people’s consumption increases.  So, whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering or throwing a holiday party, use these tips to ensure your waste gets to the right bin. Designate a space for recycling.  Everyone knows (or asks) where your trash can is, and they should know where your recycling bin is […]