Thursday, May 2, 2013
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to answer your questions.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week we're talking about "going green." How can you make your home, business or just life in general more eco-friendly? We want to help you find the answers to all your questions, but we need can't do it alone. Patch wants to help you get your questions answered, but we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts:
Monday, April 29, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice about being eco-friendly this week.
How can you make your home, business or just life in general more eco-friendly? We want to help you find the answers to all your questions, but we need can't do it alone. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice about "going green." If you consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email. Two: You can send an email to email@example.com. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, May 2. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you say, who wants to be our expert?
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The annual event will feature a science fair competition this year along with a diverse set of opportunities for recycling, education and supporting local businesses.
Chesterfield’s Earth Day Festival has become one of the largest in the region, and this year has numerous new events and exhibits. The Citizens Committee for the Environment for the City of Chesterfield will host the event from 9 a.m.-noon, April 27 at the Chesterfield Amphitheater in Central Park at 631 Veterans’ Place Drive. The popular drive-thru recycling area will still be held at the parking lot at Central Park located at 16365 Lydia Hill Drive until 2 p.m. New this year is the Science Fair Component wherein youth will showcase science exhibits to be judged by professionals in science from around the state. Students interested in participating can find the application on the City’s web site. Awards will be presented at noon at the …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
MoDOT made the announcement this week. One of the awards pertains to the Route 141 expansion project in West St. Louis County.
The Missouri Department of Transportation in St. Louis announced it recently received two awards for recycling. One of the awards is for the Route 141 expansion project that runs through Town and Country, Chesterfield, Creve Coeur and Maryland Heights. More details on how the department recycled during that road project are included in the following news release provided by MoDOT. The Missouri Department of Transportation in St. Louis has won two Missouri State Recycling Program awards. The department’s Route 141 project in Chesterfield won the team award for its “No Tree Wasted” plan. Frank Tidd, a maintenance superintendent in DeSoto, won the individual award for his idea of using cinders to fill edge ruts on rural roadways. The primary…
Friday, November 9, 2012
The annual event attracted more than three times the traffic it typically gets, so the city is planning an additional opportunity at the end of the month.
A recycling drive held last Saturday in Chesterfield may have been the victim of its own success. The 16th annual event Chesterfield Recycles Day drew nearly three times the amount of traffic it has brought in previous years. The result was long lines for those waiting to drop off items that normally aren’t covered by single-stream recycling services. “Typically, we might have 200 cars come through, this year we had 750,” said Libby Malberg-Tucker, Chesterfield’s director of economic development. “In the past we have had to cut our hours back. We were a little taken by surprise.” It was also a surprise for at least one Chesterfield Patch fan on Facebook, who contacted Patch to voice her frustration at having to wait 45 minutes to drop off …
Monday, November 28, 2011
It's every fourth Saturday of the month from February to November, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Doug Miner
Monday, November 28, 2011
Web Innovations & Technology Services, a not-for-profit organization, and the City of Chesterfield have teamed up to provide West County residents with a free monthly drop-off location for all electronics. It's at 17891 North Outer 40, at the east end of the Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex on the Parks & Recreation Building parking lot. Items can be dropped of every fourth Saturday of the month from February to November from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. No fees will be charged, however a donation to cover handling expenses will be appreciated. Accepted Items: ABSOLUTELY NO PAINTS, TIRES, CHEMICALS/HAZARDOUS or WOOD PRODUCTS will be accepted. Businesses and residents can also request a low-cost pick up service. All donations are tax …
Friday, April 22, 2011
Bring your worn out, broken, or just plain painful flip-flops to the store any time until May 21.
An international recycling company is collecting used flip-flops at all Old Navy clothing stores starting today, Earth Day, until May 21. The flip-flops will come out on the other end as ground covering for public playgrounds—those rubber-like surfaces that save teeth, knees and arms when children take a fall. Betsy King, the district manager for Old Navy in the St. Louis region, said that four playgrounds will be built and filled with the recycled flip-flops. King said there's no word yet on which communities those playgrounds will be built in. TerraCycle Inc., an international company that turns hard-to-recycle items into eco-friendly products, has partnered with Old Navy for the flip-flop drive, which they're calleing "ReFlip, ReFlop, …
Thursday, March 31, 2011
On a cold Saturday, Viewfinder checked out the "Hare in the Air" event at Logan College of Chiropractic and the monthly E-Cycle collection at the Chesterfield Valley Athletic Center.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Residents of the Ladue Trails subdivision told Chesterfield City Council Wednesday that they are still troubled by noise and smell from a facility that was said to be shut down in August 2010.
The rotten stench of garbage. The din of metal crashing at any and all hours of the day. It’s still happening, residents of the Ladue Trails subdivision told Chesterfield City Council Wednesday night. A state law shut down the recycling facility at Parkway Central High School last summer, but residents say that they’re still facing noises and smells from the facility site. Just last Friday, Margaret Bour said, she was awakened before 5 a.m. in her home on Agusta Drive by the clashing of metals that went on for hours and hours. Scott Clayman, another resident on Agusta Drive, said he believes the facility continues to handle heavy scrap metal and hazardous materials within 500 feet of his neighborhood. The narrowly tailored law, enacted …
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
The district says regardless of the outcome, it will continue to contract the recycling services with the firm it selected in August.
The Parkway School District is challenging a narrowly tailored state law that forced the district to cease its recycling operation at Parkway Central High School. The district claims the law violates a provision of the Missouri Constitution that prohibits the enactment of special or local legislation. On Oct. 18, the district filed a lawsuit against Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster, who represents the state in cases involving laws passed by the Missouri General Assembly. The order for the district to cease the 20-year-old recycling program was contained in a broad-based piece of legislation that generally affected state real estate regulations. It went into effect Aug. 28. In a statement released after the lawsuit was filed, Parkway …