Resources, Newsletters and Press

Sustainability Resources and News

Press Releases

Updates from the Office of the Mayor about sustainable initiatives and green events sponsored by the City of St. Louis

Updated Statement on MSI
Update on access to air conditioning at the Medium Security Institution (MSI) at 7600 North Hall Street.
News/Announcement | Office of the Mayor,Medium Security Institution | 07/22/2017

Mayor Emanuel Announces 12 Other Cities Join Chicago to Publish EPA Climate Change Information
City of St. Louis publishes https://climatechange.stlouis-mo.gov/
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 06/11/2017

Safety Tips for Flood Cleanup Workers
The City of St. Louis Department of Health joins OSHA in reminding citizens that the dangers of flooding don’t end when the rains stops.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Division of Health | 05/02/2017

MSD Ready for Storms
Offers tips to protect homes and property from heavy rainfall
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District | 04/28/2017

Mayor Slay's Sustainability Action Agenda: Progress Report
Mayor to Provide Update and Announce New Sustainability Programs
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 03/13/2017

Mayor Slay Signs Ordinance to Help Large Building Owners Reduce Energy Bills, Produce Cleaner Air, and Generate Jobs
St. Louis Joins National City Energy Project
News/Announcement | Office of the Mayor | 02/16/2017

City of St. Louis Winter Operations in Effect for Friday
Increased Outreach and Shelter Beds Available
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 02/03/2017

City of St. Louis CLOSED Today Due to Ice Storm
Emergency Operations Center Activated
Press release | Office of the Mayor,City Emergency Management Agency,Department of Health,Fire Department | 01/13/2017

City of St. Louis Winter Operations in Effect Through Weekend
Emergency Operations Center Activated Ahead of Predicted Ice Storm
Press release | Homeless Services,Office of the Mayor,Street Division,Fire Department,City Emergency Management Agency,Department of Health | 01/12/2017

America Recycles Day—November 15th!
Take the Recycling Pledge and Receive In-home Recycling Bin for $1 Donation
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 11/14/2016

City of St. Louis and Residents Continue to Respond to Storm Damage
Tree Debris Disposal Information for City Residents
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Division of Forestry,Refuse Division | 07/15/2016

Mayor Slay Launches St. Louis Riverfront Butterfly Byway with Support from GRO1000 Garden and Greenspace Program
New monarch garden will increase habitat for monarch butterflies and other pollinators
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 05/04/2016

42 Parcels of Vacant Land to Become Urban Tree Farms
Fresh Coast Capital to announce investment toward the revitalization of urban land into productive green space.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Land Reutilization Authority | 03/23/2016

City of St. Louis Continues Winter Shelter and Outreach Operations
Increased Outreach and Shelter Beds Available for Winter Operations.
Press release | Homeless Services | 02/11/2016

Extreme Cold Keeps City of St. Louis Winter Shelter and Outreach Operations Running
Winter Operations in Effect for Wednesday, January 20, and Thursday, January 21, 2016
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Homeless Services | 01/20/2016

City of St. Louis Winter Shelter and Outreach Operations for Tuesday's Inclement Weather
Winter Weather Advisory in effect for the St. Louis Region for Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Homeless Services | 01/19/2016

City of St. Louis Winter Operations for Long Holiday Weekend
Temperatures to plummet single digits by Sunday evening
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Homeless Services | 01/15/2016

City of St. Louis Sends Building Inspectors to Help Neighboring Municipality Recover from Flooding
The City of St. Louis is sending building inspectors to Arnold, Missouri this weekend to assist in flood recovery effort
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 01/08/2016

Flooding Update: Hundreds of Volunteers Fortify River Des Peres Levee
Street Closure Maps and Floodplain Information. City of St. Louis Sends 1,500 Sandbags to Neighboring Community.
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 12/29/2015

Mayor Slay Declares a Weather Emergency
Crews to begin 24-hour floodwall watch. Volunteers no longer needed for sandbagging operation
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 12/28/2015

The City of St. Louis & CWE Neighborhood honored by The Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association
Recognized for Sustainability and named one of the Great Places in America 2014
News/Announcement | Office of the Mayor | 10/17/2014

Lambert’s Terminal Recycling Program Doubles Output in 2013
New Indoor Containers Roll out This Week to Divert More Waste from Landfill
News/Announcement | Office of the Mayor | 10/23/2013

Sustainable Neighborhood Small Grant Competition Winners Announced
Proposed Winning Projects
News/Announcement | Office of the Mayor | 07/02/2013

City Streets Crews and Partners Work to Mitigate Flooding
The City Streets Department, along with the Army Corps of Engineers, MSD and MODOT are working around the clock to mitigate flooding.
News/Announcement | Office of the Mayor | 06/03/2013

Open Sustainability Competitions
Win gift certificates to Local Harvest Cafe or Urban Shark bicycle store or $5,000 to fund a project designed to help improve sustainability.
News/Announcement | Office of the Mayor | 05/07/2013

Veolia Water Contract Is Put On Hold
Formal Action on Water Contract Put On Hold While Key Constituencies Are Heard
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 03/04/2013

St. Louis Rolls Out Phase Two of College Hill Hot-Spot Initiative
The City of St. Louis is working hand in hand with police to make College Hill a safer neighborhood for its residents.
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 02/19/2013

Sustainability Newsletter October 2012
| Office of the Mayor | 11/06/2012

City Departments prepare for possible heavy rain, storms this weekend
Storms likely through Sunday
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 08/30/2012

City recommends heat precautions
Residents are reminded it’s illegal to shoot fireworks, open fire hydrants
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 06/29/2012

Old North Wins EPA Top Award
Top award focuses on creating sustainable communities
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 12/13/2011

City Residents Offered Free Firewood
Firewood available after 3 p.m. most weekdays on the Lower Muny Opera lot
Press release | Division of Forestry | 11/07/2011

City Offices Closed Monday, Feb 21
Please see article for changes to the trash/recycling collection schedule.
Press release | Office of the Mayor | 02/14/2011

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