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Regional Working Groups

How you can get involved: 

  • Volunteer with one of the Working Groups by contacting us here.
  • Get involved with OneSTL by attending 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, 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 Washington University and the US Green Building Council - Missouri Gateway Chapter, 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 are 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.