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Spotlight On: The City of Collinsville

As the region continues to move toward improved sustainability, the St. Louis Green Business/Green Cities Challenge supports organizations and municipalities… Read More

Spotlight On: Trane-Ingersoll Rand

As warmer temperatures make their way to the region and spring begins to chase what’s left of the winter blues… Read More

Building a Greener Future in the St. Louis Region

Emily Andrews, executive director of the Missouri Gateway Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is stepping up in… Read More

Greening Your ‘Mardi Pardi’ Celebrations

The crown jewel of the Soulard Mardi Gras season is just days away, and while green is one of the… Read More

Spotlight On: The City of Alton

For more than a decade, local businesses and municipalities have been working towards integrating sustainability measures into their everyday practices… Read More

Spotlight On: PGAV

In 2020, the St. Louis Green Business Challenge is celebrating 11 years of providing organizations of all types and sizes… Read More

“A Green Decade” Finishes Strong with St. Louis Green Business Challenge Class of 2019

2019 marked a huge milestone for the St. Louis Green Business Challenge, as they celebrated 10 years of delivering Triple… Read More

Celebrating 25 Years of Championing Clean Air for the Bi-State Area

As we celebrate the arrival of a new year, 2020 also marks 25 years of the Clean Air Partnership holding… Read More

Committing to Clear the Air in 2020

As 2019 comes to an end, it’s easy to think about all the big changes ahead with the mindset of… Read More

A Green Holiday is the Gift That Keeps on Giving

The next wave of holidays is right around the corner, and although we recognize this to be a wonderful time… Read More

Wrapping Up Air Quality Forecasting in 2019

As a driving force in the fight for cleaner air in the St. Louis region, the Clean Air Partnership is… Read More

Guide for Greener Holiday Shopping

Before we know it, the biggest holiday shopping weekend of the year will be here in the blink of an… Read More

Celebrate Recycling Day Today and Every Day

It seems only fitting that the sole nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting recycling in the United States falls in… Read More

Spotlight On: Forest Park Forever and World Wide Technology

As the Clean Air Partnership works to inspire area residents and businesses to take voluntary steps to help clear the… Read More

Making Halloween Less Scary for the Environment

The spookiest time of the year is nearly here, but the real fright-fest of Halloween aren’t the ghouls and goblins,… Read More

Spotlight On: St. Louis College of Pharmacy and COCA

With fall in full swing and the threat of a Red or Orange air quality day behind us for a… Read More

Turn Your Key and Be Idle-Free for Back to School Season

Now that cooler fall temperatures have made their way to the region, you may be faced with the temptation to… Read More

Spotlight On: Tarlton Corporation

The Clean Air Partnership has spent the summer recognizing the efforts and initiatives of local entities that captured the highest… Read More

Ditch the Keys and Be Car-Free for Cleaner Air

Car Free Day is right around the corner, and people all around the world are preparing to ditch their keys… Read More

Spotlight On: Ameren Missouri

Not only is it important for individuals to act sustainably to reduce environmental impact, but the same goes for companies… Read More

Spotlight On: Webster University

With warm summer temps settling in and the importance of keeping the region’s air clean at an all-time high, the… Read More

Taking Action for Cleaner Air This Summer to Maintain Healthy Lungs

Breathing comes so naturally that we oftentimes give it little thought and take our lungs for granted. The reality is,… Read More

Spotlight On: UniGroup, Inc.

As the Clean Air Partnership works to encourage activities that reduce emissions this summer, we continue to recognize the great… Read More

Tackling Rising Temps One Step at a Time to Protect Human Health

As climate change continues and warmer temperatures settle in for the summer months, cleaning up the air will become ever… Read More

Spotlight On: Missouri Historical Society

As we continue to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the St. Louis Green Business Challenge, the Clean Air Partnership is… Read More

Reducing Your Transportation Footprint for Memorial Day Weekend Travels

With Memorial Day just around the corner, a record number of drivers are expected to hit the road for the… Read More

Celebrating 10 Years of Making Green Work for St. Louis Businesses

2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the St. Louis Green Business Challenge, a premier program that provides organizations all across… Read More

St. Louis Area Escapes Being Listed Among “Most-Polluted” U.S. Cities

The American Lung Association’s 2019 “State of the Air” report is out, and it reveals the number of people exposed… Read More

Live Every Day Like It’s Earth Day to Do Your Share for Cleaner Air

Spring is in full bloom and that means it’s almost time to roll out the green carpet in honor of… Read More

Travel Smarter to See the Birds on the Bat in 2019

As the Redbirds prepare to return to Busch Stadium on Thursday, thousands of baseball fans will flock to the streets… Read More

Spring Into the New Season with Air-Quality Friendly Habits

As we prepare to welcome a new season, the days are getting longer, weather is getting warmer and the sunshine… Read More

Celebrate Mardi Gras with Purple, Gold and GREEN

St. Louis is home to one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations outside of New Orleans – and although a… Read More

New Year, New Resolutions to Help Us All Breathe Easier

New Year’s Day is quickly approaching, and along with it, all those resolutions. Perhaps the best part of the New… Read More

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year to Go Green

While the holidays are meant for appreciating time spent with family and friends, our impact on the environment and air… Read More

Giving Thanks for Cleaner Air

As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, it is a special time to reflect on the many things to be grateful for this… Read More

Going Green This Spooky Season

It’s that time of year again where Halloween fun is right around the corner, but the holiday has become a… Read More

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, REPEAT!

When it comes to the three Rs, we always encourage people to Reduce and Reuse first, but for those who… Read More

RideFinders Driving Home Change for Cleaner Air

The Clean Air Partnership is focused on motivating area residents to take voluntary steps to clear the air this fall… Read More

Make This School Year a Greener One

The summer days are drawing to a close, and many area students are already back in the classroom. While the… Read More

Summer Hacks to help Clean the Air

The season of summer barbecues, vacations and days spent poolside is in full swing, but the hotter temperatures that make… Read More

Many Options Available to Help Reduce Auto Emissions

Now that the prime of summer has reached us, the importance of keeping the region’s air clean is at an… Read More

MoDOT – Guiding the Region to Cleaner Air

As the Clean Air Partnership works to encourage activities that reduce emissions, we continue to spotlight organizations in the St…. Read More

A Few Facts About Air Pollution

Every day, the average human breathes in approximately 2,000 gallons of air. As a source of life, it is important… Read More

Stay Lung Healthy when Outdoors this Summer

Our lungs are always hard at work. In just one day, a healthy person breathes nearly 25,000 times. For those… Read More

Bikesharing Finally Comes to St. Louis

The Clean Air Partnership advocates for activities that reduce emissions leading to poor air quality. Since transportation is one of… Read More

Citizens for Modern Transit a Champion for Clean Air

The Clean Air Partnership is pleased to serve a community where several organizations are playing a significant role in helping… Read More

Clearing the Air in Granite City

The Clean Air Partnership places high importance on sustainability for St. Louis area municipalities and continues to use our blog… Read More

Make cleaner air one of your New Year‘s Resolutions

The arrival of a new year often brings opportunities to change a lifestyle, a business, or even an entire community…. Read More

Spotlight On: The City of Alton

As cities, businesses and individuals in the St. Louis region make strides toward becoming better stewards of our environment, the… Read More

Making the Case for Carpooling

A new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety survey has revealed that Americans spend an average of 17,600 minutes driving each… Read More

Spotlight On: The City of University City

With sustainability gaining steam as a key goal for St. Louis area municipalities, the Clean Air Partnership continues to use… Read More

Rising temps lead to increased risk of poor air quality

The start of summer is just around the corner in the St. Louis area, and with it we’re enjoying blooming… Read More

St. Louis area no longer among “most-polluted” cities

Data from the American Lung Association’s 2017 “State of the Air” report has revealed that the St. Louis area is… Read More

Spotlight On: The City of Maplewood

With sustainability gaining steam as a key goal for St. Louis area municipalities, the Clean Air Partnership continues to use… Read More

The Air Quality Benefits of Biking

With the start of spring just days away, many of us are dreaming of warmer temperatures and the opportunity to… Read More

The Benefits of Telecommuting

It’s January, and Old Man Winter has a tight grip on the St. Louis region. If the cold temperatures and… Read More

Spotlight On: The City of Highland

With sustainability gaining steam as a key goal for St. Louis area municipalities, the Clean Air Partnership continues to use… Read More

The environmental impact of the holiday season

It’s hard to believe, but another holiday season is upon us. As we decorate our homes, plan celebrations with family… Read More

Spotlight On: The City of St. Peters

With sustainability gaining steam as a key goal for St. Louis area municipalities, the Clean Air Partnership will be using… Read More

Vehicle idling: Myth vs. Fact

As cooler, fall temperatures begin to settle into the region, you may be tempted to idle your vehicle more often… Read More

Air pollution brings increased risk for asthma attacks

For most kids, the start of the school year is an exciting time, filled with fun, friends and new adventures…. Read More

Back to school tips for cleaner air

With the summer season over, children across the region are now settling into their back-to-school routines. If you’re one of… Read More

The link between hot weather and ozone pollution

Over the last several weeks, the St. Louis area has seen its share of scorching temperatures and poor air quality…. Read More

The positive impacts of idle reduction

How often do you find yourself idling your car in drive-thrus, parking lots or right outside your child’s school? It’s… Read More

The 411 on AQI

We’re all familiar with the weather forecast, but what about the air quality forecast? During the summer months, daily air… Read More

More poor air quality days likely this summer

The American Lung Association’s 2016 State of the Air report ranked St. Louis as the 18th most polluted metropolitan area in… Read More

Your clean-running vehicle helps clear the air

For most people, your car is your most valuable possession. Your vehicle helps you pay the bills by getting you… Read More

St. Louis publisher educates readers

Over the years, scores of print publications have either downsized or gone out of business, creating severe losses for publishers… Read More

Clearing the Air on Your Way To Work

Did you know that spending an extra 10 minutes sitting in traffic during your commute can quickly adds up to… Read More

SLU Ozone Garden

SLU Ozone Garden shows visual impact of poor air quality Having devoted his career to the research and data analysis… Read More