After four years of hearings and court battles, Ameren Missouri will move ahead with a planned coal ash landfill in Franklin County, Missouri.
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Entrepreneur George Arbogust wants to open a market and gallery in Norfolk, Virginia’s Arts District dedicated to architectural salvage and upcycled works.
Curbside recycling increases the amount of material diverted from landfills, so use these successful tactics to bring this service to your community.
Webster Groves, a suburb of St. Louis, has gone sustainable with its outdoor Christmas decorations: they’re upcycled from discarded materials.
The commercial materials exchange takes business waste from one place, and offers it for sale or use to organizations or other businesses that need it.
How can a community cut its resource use? By coming together and committing to do so. That’s how Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage illustrates the Power of We.
Despite the availability of clean and sustainable energy sources like solar, wind, hydropower, geothermal and biomass, many states depend on outdated and dirty energy sources. Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Missouri and Tennessee are among the most in need of an energy portfolio diversification.
Karl Tricamo of Ferguson, Missouri, is challenging the city’s claim that his front-yard organic garden violates city codes.
Want to learn what it is really like living off the grid in a solar and wind-powered straw bale house? Want to try your hand at organic gardening and building a sauna with natural materials? Check out this internship opportunity at NE Missouri’s Red Earth Farms.
Since 2000, a group of loosely organized people have gathered annually or biannually, doing spontaneous service while travelling, self-supported, on bicycles. Major aspects of the rides include: Providing service wherever they feel called Working cooperatively and using consensus decision making Daily mindfulness practice Having fun!
How do elected officials attempt to ensure transparency these days (or, at least, the appearance of transparency)? By posting information online… we saw yet another example of this just in the last week with President Obama’s call to post all earmarks online. Transparency is a laudable goal, no doubt, but, as I noted in an […]
How about wind-turbine construction? And a big family-friendly party in the midst of all the building projects? Sound like your kind of thing? Then you may want to make your way to Tecumseh, Missouri-based ecovillage East Wind Community during the first week of June for the Villages in the Sky festival. Inspired by well-know events […]
Editor’s note: This morning, I was pleasantly surprised by a response from Dr. Jon Hagler, Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture, to Sunday’s post on the Governor’s Conference on Agriculture, and the issues that have been raised by activists concerning the proposed agenda for the event. With permission, I’m publishing his response… I hope […]