Tag Archives: recycling

Recycle Responsibly: A OneSTL Regional Campaign

Have you heard of OneSTL?  Some Saint Louisans have, but aren’t sure who they are or what they do.  Is it one big organization or is it made up of individuals and what do they do?  The blog this month will introduce you to the people of OneSTL, what their ambitions are and provide information […]

Virtual Recycling Facility Tour

Have you ever wondered what happens to your recycling after it’s collected?  Join us on a virtual tour of our sorting facility! When the City’s Refuse Division picks up your recycling and trash, it gets taken to a Transfer Station, where waste is transferred from the trash or recycling truck into separate semi-trucks.  Then they haul […]

Give Up Making Waste!

Now is the perfect time to give up making waste! Now is a great time to work towards being a zero-waste household; some folks are celebrating Lent and Earth Month is approaching!  Zero-waste means moving toward eliminating trash and creating a circular economy by minimizing the amount you send to a landfill. The basics: arm […]

Be EverGREEN this Holiday Season!

How to be EverGREEN this Holiday Season! Follow these 7 tips for a more environmentally friendly holiday season! 1. Use LED Lights and Recycle Your Old Lights! LED lights use 80% less energy than incandescent holiday lights.  They’re also more durable and can last up to 10 times longer!  Recycle your old or broken holiday […]