FINAL Monthly Seminar is a TOUR!
St. Peters Recycle City and Earth Centre

Wednesday November 13 - 8:30-10 a.m. 

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The City of St. Peters, Missouri welcomes fellow Challenge leaders to see first-hand the processes of a recycling plant and composting facility. Tours of Recycle City, the material recovery facility (sorting plant) and Earth Centre, the city's commercial-scale composting system, will be led by professionals from the St. Peters team. Don't miss this opportunity to see first-hand how materials your company recycles or composts are processed.

Attendees must wear close-toed shoes. Other safety gear will be provided.

Space is limited so SIGN UP TODAY! 

Challenge Awards Celebration 

Honoring your 2019 Achievements 

Friday December 6 - 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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The Saint Louis Zoo hosts the 10th Anniversary Challenge Awards in their beautiful Lakeside Cafe.

Animal Greeters will welcome guests. Dr. Jeffrey Bonner, Zoo President and CEO, will keynote the event, speaking about the Zoo's climate initiatives.

Serving sustainably, the Zoo's chef offers two delicious vegetarian options. Award presentations and the annual Accomplishments & Innovations Book will celebrate the work of all 2019 Challenge participants.

Bring your Green Team - tables of 8 are available for group seating. Registration is required by Wednesday November 27 to guarantee seating. This event sells out! Reserve your company's places today!

Challenge 2019 - Celebrating Ten Years of Making Green Work for St. Louis Businesses

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    About the Challenge

    The St. Louis Green Business Challenge, a program of the Missouri Botanical Garden, delivers "Triple-Bottom" Line results (financial, social, and environmental) to businesses of all types and sizes across the St. Louis region. The Challenge supports integration of sustainability measures into the kinds of everyday operational practices common to every business.  Participants identify and adapt the strategies that improve financial performance and engage employees in voluntary measures to reduce environmental impacts.

    Since the program launched in 2010, 216 companies - representing more than 150,000 employees - have joined the Challenge. Ongoing sustainability commitment is strong: 47% of these companies have participated in the Challenge for three or more years, with 12 companies engaged through all nine program years.

    Why Should Your Company Join the Challenge?
    1. Incorporate sustainability strategies that will assist staff with practices to reduce environmental impact.
    2. Establish and energize your company's green team to continue implementing and enhancing sustainability initiatives.
    3. Receive sustainability consulting services from the  EarthWays Center staff of the Missouri Botanical Garden.
    4. Join a network of local companies making sustainability a priority 
    5. Special events, workshops and seminars to keep participating teams engaged and motivated