Chris Drier of Webster Groves is director of recycling operations for about 64 plants across the U.S.by Julie Brown PattonWebster Groves has a national recycling expert among its residents. Chris Drier is director of recycling operations for 64 U.S. recycling plants for Waste Management, and he has lots to say about recycling efforts both locally and abroad.
Cancer survivors Chad Kavanaugh & Matt Long cycle coast-to-coast to benefit Pedal the Causeby Jaime MowersCancer survivors Chad Kavanaugh of Kirkwood and Matt Long of Webster Groves spent seven days pushing their bodies to the limit in one of the world's toughest cycling races – and they did it while raising thousands of dollars for a cause close to their hearts.
by David BaugherTen years of serving the deaf and hearing impaired was cause for celebration for DEAF Inc. on Aug. 8 – complete with oversized scissors, applauding dignitaries and even a ceremonial ribbon cutting.
by Charles BolingerUniversity City High School students will have a new leader when the school year starts Aug. 14 as Michael Peoples takes the reins.
by Melissa WilkinsonGiftAMeal is a mobile app that lets diners fill their hearts while filling their stomachs. When users eat at one of GiftAMeal's over 90 affiliated St. Louis restaurants, they simply need to snap a picture of their meal using the app to send another meal to someone in need.
by Melissa WilkinsonThe locavore movement — a term coined in 2005 referring to a push to consume only locally-grown food — has had a sweeping effect on the nation.