Putting in place smart environmental policy at institutions like governments and schools can make a huge difference in how the most marginalized peoples are impacted by pollution. There is always more we can do as individuals and we must continue working collectively to make big changes!
Spring is in the air! And you know what that means — it’s time for Spring cleaning. But don’t neglect the three R’s as you clean! While it may be too late to reduce since the clutter has already collected around the house, Spring cleaning and recycling or reusing can help make this year’s cleaning […]
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! Learn where to recycle your old […]
Helpful resources for St. Louis city residents. Where to take household recyclables, recycle electronics and paper shredding services.
Aluminum Everything that we use or consume comes from a natural resource which is why it’s so important to dispose of items in the proper bin. Recycling, landfill, yard waste and even compost bins help us divert waste to the proper location based on what we are disposing of. Do you know where we get […]
Updated December 6, 2022 If high levels of contamination (i.e. trash) are seen along an alley recycling collection route, those blue dumpsters may be collected with trash dumpsters. To ensure your materials get recycled, you may wish to use a City Recycling Dropoff Location (listed below). These designated recycling bins are on their own route, […]
Welcome to part two of The History of Recycling! “The History of Recycling: Part One” explained what recycling is and how it was prioritized and utilized from 1500 BC until plastic was invented in 1907. Now, Part Two will explore the changes in recycling as plastic increases in popularity and the environmental movement kicks off […]
Recycling can be traced back to the Bronze Age! This blog post will review the history of recycling and how it has changed over time.
As we enter into another April Earth Month, we might start to reflect back on our consumption and ask ourselves how we can become more sustainable, create less waste and adopt life-long environmentally friendly habits. This blog post will discuss how small steps right at home can make a BIG impact. From the bathroom, to […]
Over 15 ways to reuse common household items and reduce waste!