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!
At Saint Louis City Recycles, we celebrate Earth Day everyday! While we are continuing to stay distant and keep each other safe, we can still celebrate and learn together! This blog post will highlight ways that we can help you individually, with friends and family or even with your neighbors become the best recyclers and […]
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 […]
Tips & Facts Did you know the leading cause of landfill pollution is methane gas from food decomposition? Composting reduces those methane emissions. About 30% (by weight) of St. Louis City’s residential trash is food and yard waste. (Most recent MO Waste Composition Study) Composting reduces the need for chemical fertilizers and encourages the production […]