Chesterfield Citizens Environmental Advisory Committee

Chesterfield Citizens Committee for the Environment

The Chesterfield Citizens Environmental Advisory Committee (CCE) actively participates in city and regional events to promote resource conservation and environmental awareness. The CCE also develops and disseminates educational materials on topics such as recycling, composting and proper disposal of household hazardous waste.

The CCE hosts the an annual Earth Day celebration, community recycle drives, and other fun environmental education events. For more information about the Chesterfield Citizens Environmental Advisory Committee, view the CCE Brochure at the link below.

CCE Monthly Meeting

CCE BROCHURE

CCE MISSION STATEMENT:
The Chesterfield Citizens Environmental Advisory Committee, acting in an advisory capacity to the Parks, Recreation and Arts Department, seeks to:

  • Research and recommend implementation, improvements, and extensions of all recycling issues relevant to the city.
  • Investigate and identify environmental issues to enhance the city's quality of life.
  • Provide material and discussions for education in the areas of recycling, conservation, and control of our environment.
  • Serve as a source of feedback to the Parks, Recreation and Arts Department for citizen recommendations and concerns for recycling and environmental issues.

The city is no longer offering monthly electronics recycling, but instead, we encourage you to bring your items to our Earth Day or Recycles Day Events. These drive-thru collections offer convenience for nearly anything to be recycled. Check our event details at the left of this page for more details.

INFORMATIVE WEBSITES

St. Louis Audubon Society. It's not just for bird lovers anymore! They work to support environmental education efforts and conservation projects. Their Bring Conservation Home program will help you to create a certified native habitat or how to improve your existing landscape!

National Wildlife Federation. A place for wildlife enthusiasts to certify their wildlife garden through the National Wildlife Federation.

Plants of Merit. This site includes a comprehensive list of regionally proven annuals, perennials, shrubs, vines and trees that are proven to be well-adapted to the Lower Midwest for the purpose of increasing plant diversity.

Grow Native. An informational web resource on how to protect and restore Missouri's native plants: native plant information with descriptions and photos, glossary of terms, listing of where to buy and sell native plants, tools and tips on how to incorporate native plants into the landscape, listing of program incentives and services by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, membership into the association, and an event calendar.

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency. The DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information that features an interactive map for easy access to state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in each state; a glossary of roughly 30 specific incentive and policy type; links to national associations and organizations; and a search engine.

If you would like to volunteer at one of the many CCE events or if you would like to be involved with the committee please call 636.812.9500 or email parksrecandarts@chesterfield.mo.us.