sustainability http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis City Unveils Sustainability Plan http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-city-unveils-sustainability-plan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mayor Francis Slay has unveiled the first-ever </span><a href="http://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/mayor/documents/upload/City%20of%20St%20Louis%20Sustainability%20Plan.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;">sustainability plan</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for the city of St. Louis.</span></p><p>Slay and his so-called "Vanguard Cabinet" of young city residents developed the plan with community input over the last two years.</p><p>It includes 29 immediate action items to be completed by or around 2018. Among them:</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 21:56:32 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 9754 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis City Unveils Sustainability Plan St. Louis interfaith gathering to focus on environment http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-interfaith-gathering-focus-environment <p>People from a range of religious traditions and faiths will be gathering this afternoon to talk about environmental sustainability.</p><p><a href="http://ecofaith.info/more-info/">St. Louis EcoFaith</a> co-organizer Steve Lawler says the goal is to build an interfaith network that can support environmental awareness and action.</p><p>Himself an Episcopal priest, Lawler says concern for the environment is integral to many different religions, from Buddhism to Islam.</p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 11:00:00 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 4400 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis interfaith gathering to focus on environment St. Louis Sustainable Backyard Tour http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-sustainable-backyard-tour <p>This Sunday, June 26, is the First Annual Sustainable Backyard Tour--a free, self-guided tour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Homes on the tour showcase renewable energy, beekeeping, composting, vegetable gardens, native plants, backyard chickens, rainwater harvesting, keeping goats, using permeable surfaces, and more.</p> Sat, 25 Jun 2011 16:24:13 +0000 Madalyn Painter 1503 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Sustainable Backyard Tour