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Regional Working Groups

Six Working Groups formed to address a particular topic.  If you would like more information or to be added to the contact list for one of the groups, let us know at:

What you can do: 

  • Volunteer with one of the Working Groups by contacting us here.
  • Get involved with OneSTL and attend a Sustainability Lab.
  • Follow the OneSTL Facebook page or sign up for the OneSTL Network to recieve our newsletter.


Under the leadership of the Missouri Botanical Garden and the St. Louis Zoo, this group is working to create and promote an online Regional Biodiversity Atlas to actively guide planning, policies, and practices in ways that increase habitat connectivity, ecological functionality, and quality of life for all. Go to Biodiversity.

Energy and Emissions

Under the leadership of the Washington University, the US Green Building Council - Missouri Gateway Chapter and others, this group is working to reduce greenhouse gases emitted in the region by 50-52% below 2005 levels by 2030 and achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Go to Energy and Emissions.

Food Access

Under the leadership of the St. Louis Food Policy Coalition, this group is working to reduce by half the number of census tracts where residents are low-income, lack vehicle access, are a certain distance from a healthy food outlet, and availability of healthy food is low. Go to Food Access.

Materials and Recycling

A large coalition of health departments, waste haulers, recycling centers, organizations, and individuals are working to reach and maintain a recycling contamination rate below 18% by 2025. Go to Materials and Recycling.

Transit Oriented Development

Under the leadership of Citizens for Modern Transit, organizations and developers will be working together to increase the number of destinations such as jobs, residences, and other resources or amenities within a 1/4 mile or five minute safe and accessible walk by 30% at 20 stations. Go to TOD.

Water and Green Infrastructure

As recommended in the OneSTL plan, green infrastructure is being looked at within the context of the Blue, Grey, Green Infrastructure Regional Opportunity, with the goal of 100 percent of land in the St. Louis region having active organizations and quality watershed plans in progress by 2025 and completed by 2030. Go to Water and Green Infrastructure.