recycling http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Chairs-To-Art Program Helps Transform Lives Of Former Female Prisoners In St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/chairs-art-program-helps-transform-lives-former-female-prisoners-st-louis <p><em>A local program re-purposing broken chairs helps heal women with criminal convictions as they prepare to re-enter society.</em><br /><br />The hit TV series <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2372162">“Orange Is the New Black”</a> explores the lives of women behind bars. But even after their release, orange remains an important color to some of St. Louis' former female inmates. So do purple, green and the entire rainbow.<br /> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 05:52:13 +0000 Nancy Fowler 32252 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Chairs-To-Art Program Helps Transform Lives Of Former Female Prisoners In St. Louis Redbirds go green: new report highlights environmental initiatives at Busch Stadium http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/redbirds-go-green-new-report-highlights-environmental-initiatives-busch-stadium <p>The St. Louis Cardinals are highlighted in a new report that features environmental initiatives by the professional sports industry.</p><p><a href="http://www.nrdc.org/greenbusiness/guides/sports/game-changer.asp">The report</a> released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council describes efforts by sports leagues, teams, and venues to save energy and water, and reduce waste.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 22:53:20 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 4508 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Redbirds go green: new report highlights environmental initiatives at Busch Stadium Schedule changes and Christmas tree recycling for city trash customers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/schedule-changes-and-christmas-tree-recycling-city-trash-customers <p>St. Louis City is reminding residents of changes to the trash/recycling collection schedule due to&nbsp;the holidays. The schedule&nbsp;is below:</p><p><strong>Week of December 26, 2011</strong></p> Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:40:59 +0000 Julie Bierach 2756 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Schedule changes and Christmas tree recycling for city trash customers Death toll in Joplin rises to 156, electronics being sorted for recycling http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/death-toll-joplin-rises-156-electronics-being-sorted-recycling <p>As Joplin, Mo. continues to recover from <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/list/term/1929">the tornado that devastated the area just over a month ago</a>, there is an unfortunate report of another death related to the disaster, along with an effort to make something useful out of the wreckage.</p> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 15:11:46 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 1487 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Death toll in Joplin rises to 156, electronics being sorted for recycling Christmas tree recycling for free in St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/christmas-tree-recycling-free-st-louis <p>The City of St. Louis is once again offering free Christmas tree recycling this year.</p> Mon, 27 Dec 2010 19:50:29 +0000 Julie Bierach 195 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Christmas tree recycling for free in St. Louis