The folks at Keep America Beautiful remind us for #AmericaRecycles Day that we can all do our part to help our planet and reduce the greenhouse gas effect. Visit the America Recycles Day website to learn more.
Next week, we observe America Recycles Day. Did you know Americans create more than four pounds A DAY in trash? That ads up to more than 250 million TONS per year. But it's easy to start a recycling program at your home. Here's a helpful poster with good room-by-room tips and ideas.
In Show Me Adventure Kids: Making Friends at the Zoo, Olivia encouraged her family to start recycling plastic bottles and launched a similar program at her school. Here are resources from St. Louis City and County to help families in the region get started recycling.
For residents of the City of St. Louis, find information at www.stlouis-mo.gov by typing “recycling” in the search field at the top of the page. St. Louis County recycling information is online at www.stlouisco.com. Click on the “health and wellness” tab at the top of the page and then the “environmental services” link. If your family lives in a municipality within St. Louis County, such as Brentwood, contact your local city hall for information about recycling programs offered.