At each of the 38 schools participating in the 2014-15 Green Schools Quest, Green Teams have been hard at work devising and implementing - with the help of a USGBC-MGC Green Mentor - creative, effective and no or low cost sustainable practices for their school.
Join us on April 15 as we announce the winners and celebrate participants of the 2014-15 Green Schools Quest!
Celebrate the winners and participants of the 2014-15 Green Schools Quest.
Explore a variety of green school projects that local schools engaged in.
Find out how you can participate in the 2015-16 Green Schools Quest - as a school or mentor.
Learn about the Kirkwood School District's sustainability efforts and tour their Project IDEA space.
Learn about the Green Apple movement and plan for Green Apple Day of Service.
This special lunch program offers 1 LEED Specific GBCI CE Hour, and is presented in partnership with Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Greater St. Louis Chapter.
Speaker Paul Bertram will discuss basic material evaluation and specification considerations from the specifier's perspective in relation to LEED v4. Potential legal ramifications, qualified assessors, LEED v4 Material Transparency, as well as tools and resources for navigating this topic will be explored.
Once again, the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation is joining hundreds of community foundations across the country for the biggest giving day in history. Mark your calendars for May 5th and remember to support the USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter's work to transform the built environment!
We are much more than a member group or a professional organization. Along with providing valuable education and networking opportunities, we provide a wide range of community projects, like the Green Schools Quest, the LEED Community Project, and the Scholarship Program.
Your support is vital to our work to give everyone access to green buildings and green communities!
USGBC Student Groups Step Up!
In March, the Sustainable Students Organization from Southeast Missouri State University presented a session titled "Studio to Emerging Professional: Supporting the Momentum" at the USGBC Student Chapter Region 7 conference at the University of Cincinnati.
SSO was awarded SEMO's Student Life & Leadership Council's Outstanding Student Organization Award, which recognizes student organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the betterment of the University community.
The Maryville University USGBC Student group recently hosted the Chapter's Emerging Professionals for a tour of LEED Silver certified Walker Hall and for a green fashion show featuring clothing made from recycled and re-purposed materials.
Now Maryville students are busy preparing for their annual Goat Week. This initiative of the Maryville University Honeysuckle Project investigates long-term solutions to invasive bush honeysuckle and features Kurt Vonnegoat, Lady Baba & baby Barat.
The Green Building Experts program celebrates Chapter members who have achieved third-party recognition for their green building expertise within the past year.
A Chapter member is considered a Green Building Expert when she or he is: published; quoted; acts as a speaker, panelist, moderator, instructor or facilitator of a presentation or course; judges a competition; wins an award; is elected or appointed to a leadership role in an organization; or earns a LEED credential. Submit your recent recognition to be highlighted as a Green Building Expert!
Jen Kissinger was recognized as a Green Building Expert in March.