Ideas, examples, and how-to instructions for creating an exciting and innovative sustainability project in your neighborhood
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Mission St. Louis Painting Sustainability Project
With aging housing stock, extreme summer heat, high smog levels, and a 36% poverty rate in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood, the Mission St. Lou...
The goal of Sweet Sensations was to teach north side teens about entrepreneurship and small business development through the design and operation of a...
Thurman Gateway was a project designed to transform the blighted Highway 44 underpass at Thurman and DeTony in the Shaw neighborhood into a savannah p...
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Arts, Culture & Innovation
Public art, events, history, sports, science, research
Education, Training & Leadership
Environmental and eco-literacy, professional development, schools, training
Empowerment, Diversity & Equity
Ethnicity, youth, seniors, life choices, LGBT, religion
Health, Well-Being & Safety
Food, fitness, pedestrians, bikers, crime prevention, urban agriculture
Infrastructure, Facility & Transportation
Transit, streets, waste, recycling, energy, water, walking, cycling, efficiency, green infrastructure
Prosperity, Opportunity & Employment
Local businesses, marketing, branding, identity, neighborhood assets
Urban Character, Vitality & Ecology
Food, landscape, preservation, vacant land, streets, buildings, parks, greenspace, neighborhoods
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