Volunteers are needed for the Third Annual Confluence Trash Bash on Saturday, March 26. The bash is from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the following locations: Old Chain of Rocks Bridge and Creve Coeur Park. Join us as we make a difference in our communities by cleaning up our neighborhoods, rivers, and streams. Lunch is provided, and prizes are awarded for best trash finds. Volunteers will also receive a t-shirt.
According to the American Petroleum Institute, more than 50 percent of all motorists change the oil in their vehicles themselves. One of the most important steps when changing your vehicle’s engine oil is the proper disposal of the used oil that you drained from your vehicle.
Keeping roads and parking areas free of ice and snow is important during the winter months. However, road salt – one of the main tools used to achieve this task – contains chloride as its principal ingredient, in both sodium chloride and potassium chloride based products. Chloride does more than melt snow and ice; it negatively impacts local lakes and rivers.