2013 Updates

Partner Spotlight - St. Louis Earth Day

St. Louis Earth Day makes every day Earth Day, cultivating environmental stewardship and engaging individuals, governments, businesses, schools and the non-profit sector in celebration, education and action to support a healthy and sustainable future.

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A featured program of St. Louis Earth Day is the The Green Dining Alliance (GDA).  The GDA works to facilitate and encourage sustainability in restaurants through their certification program and educational resources. Green Dining Districts bring community leaders and business owners together to attain GDA Membership for at least 25% of locally-owned restaurants in a Business District, to strengthen the local economy and sustainability of the region and add a promotional benefit to the neighborhood. Browse the GDA’s website,, for more information on the program and contact Olivia Engel, Green Dining Alliance Program Coordinator, if you are interested in seeing a Green Dining District in your neighborhood (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

East-West Gateway Board Approves OneSTL Plan

OneSTL advances a prosperous, healthy and vibrant future for the St. Louis region. The East-West Gateway Council of Governments Board of Directors on Wednesday approved OneSTL, a regional plan for sustainable development that provides a framework for collaboration among local governments as they adapt to the changing needs of the area’s communities.


What is OneSTL?

OneSTL is a plan for creating a prosperous, healthy, and vibrant St. Louis region. The Plan includes a vision, goals and objectives that outline what the people of St. Louis want for the future of the region as well as strategies, tools and resources for achieving the OneSTL vision.

See the OneSTL Brochure for a summary of the plan.

2013 East-West Gateway Annual Meeting

OneSTL, the plan for a prosperous, healthy and vibrant St. Louis region will be the focus of the morning sessions at East-West Gateway's Annual meeting, on November 15.

Partner agencies describe the results of some of their initiatives and how they plan to work together in the coming years.

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The morning session runs from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

The luncheon is 11:30-1:30, and features the annual East-West Gateway Outstanding Local Government Awards. Cost of the luncheon is $40 per person, registration required in advance.

Conversations on Climate Change

The Center for Sustainability in conjunction with the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and the Department of Philosophy invites you to join them for a three-part speaker series luncheon called “Conversations on Climate Change.”


Issue 11 of the OneSTL Newsletter

Issue 11 of the OneSTL Newsletter is now available for immediate download.

Open House August 27th At St. Louis Community College - Florissant Valley

On August 27th residents are invited to attend the next OneSTL Open House being held at St. Louis Community College, Florissant Valley.  The meeting will take place in the Multi-Purpose Room.  If you cannot attend this meeting, please try to attend one of the many occuring over the next month.  A full list of dates and times can be found here.