Thursday, May 2, 2013
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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?
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
HSD in partnership with Allied Waste held several e-waste recycling drives where the community could get rid of unwanted electronics.
Just about 34,803 pounds of electronic trash will not end up in an area landfill, and it because of the Hazelwood School Districts (HSD) efforts to encourage the community to consider recycling. HSD partnered with Republic Services during the winter to collect 34,803 pounds of electronics during its community electronic waste recycling drives. In an effort to make recycling more accessible to the community, events where held on three separate days, at three different Hazelwood schools. “I am extremely pleased with the recycling turnout and the community helping to reduce its carbon footprint,” Kevin Cross, HSD director of purchasing and supplier diversity said in a statement. Everyone was encouraged to drop off outdated, unused and …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Armstrong Elementary School in Hazelwood will host a recycling event on Jan. 12.
The Hazelwood School District (HSD) is partnering with Republic Services for a community electronic waste recycling drive. Residents are encouraged to drop off unwanted electronics for proper recycling a either of the district's two January events. Items that can be recycled include anything with a plug or battery. There is no charge to drop off items. Events will occur on: “We are pleased to expand our already successful partnership with Republic Services,” said Kevin Cross, Hazelwood Supplier Diversity director in a statement. “Although these are one-time events, the electronic waste recycling drive is just a continuation of HSD’s overall strategy to help reduce our carbon footprint. "It is our goal to get staff, students, parents and …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
From 8:30 a.m. to Noon, come out and drop off all of those unwanted electrical
Friday, November 16, 2012
Local residents are encouraged to get plugged into the national celebration of American recycling by bringing their unwanted electronics to this event.
Do a final swoop of the house before Christmas and get rid of that old junk cluttering your closets. The City of Hazelwood's Green Committee, along with the Hazelwood School District and Allied Waste, is hosting a community Recycle Day at St. Louis Outlet Mall Saturday. Hours are from 8 a.m. to Noon. The event will take place on the parking lot in front of IceZone. There is no charge to drop-off items. National Efforts Hazelwood's event coincides with the Keep America Beautiful’s America Recycles Day, which is held annually on November 15, and celebrates the benefits of recycling. Items to Bring Anything with a power cord or battery will be accepted. This includes: computers; monitors; printers; TVs; VCR/DVD players; stereos/boom boxes; …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Hazelwood's second annual Recycle Day gives residents the opportunity to dump large unwanted items for free.
Sometimes a little push is needed to get rid of the old junk that collects dust in the home. Or maybe just a little incentive, like a free place to drive up, dump the trash and not think twice. The City of Hazelwood offered this opportunity to its residents earlier in the month on June 4, and residents jumped at the opportunity. "We’re still trying to get some numbers from a couple of the participating vendors for Saturday’s “Recycle Day,”' said Hazelwood communications coordinator Tim Davidson. "But preliminary results indicate that we serviced 616 cars and collected 79.5 tons of recyclable items." Davidson also said about 10 tons of items dropped off were appliances, lawn equipment and bulky items. "Thirty (30) tons were TVs, video …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Local businesses are providing discounts on home improvement items and the City of Hazelwood is urging residents to take advantage of local resources to clean up your home and the city.
Hazelwood's 14th Annual Community Clean-Up Campaign began last week. Make plans to participate in this year's campaign scheduled to continue through June 29. The City of Hazelwood is urging residents to do thier part in cleaning up personal property through the following avenues and incentive: 1. Usable Item Pick-Up While cleaning out through bulky waste items and white goods for curbside pick-ups, don't forget to set aside unwanted but usable items for charitable organizations that serve the city. Most pick up clothing, books, toys, kitchen items, household goods, etc. Contact the organizations listed below to make arrangements for pick-up of items at your home during the clean-up campaign: 2. Bulky Waste Curbside Pick-Up All Hazelwood…
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Republic said it expects to hire up to 20 new local employees when renovations are complete.
Republic Services will be spending $18.9 million to renovate its recycling centers in the City of Hazelwood and Bella Villa, Mo. As part of the renovations, expansion will occur which will require the compnay to hire additional staff. The company said it expects to hire up to 20 new local employees when the renovations are complete, which is scheduled for the begining of 2013. Improvements to the two centers include: “The improvements we’re making to our recycling centers in St. Louis allow us to meet current demand, and we’re adding capacity to accommodate even more recycling in the future,” said Republic Services Area President Tim Trost in a statement. According to Siemens' 2011 Green City Index, St. Louis recycles only 3 percent of its…
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
In an effort to reduce items sent to landfills, Hazelwood's Green Committee is sponsoring a day of recycling at St. Louis Mills for electronics and other items.
The City of Hazelwood is giving residents a call to action to clean out the clutter in their homes and bring their unwanted appliances, electronics and other recyclable items to the community's annual "Recycle Day" at St. Louis Mills Saturday. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Last year, 706 vehicles drove through the even area and dropped off nearly 80 tons of recyclable items. The City of Hazelwood in partnership with its Green Committee is sponsoring this ecological event. The focus is to "save the planet by helping to reduce the need for more landfills." Many items being dumped in landfills today can be recycled, reused for educational purposes, or re-conditioned to be sold back to consumers, and that's where the city's event partners …