Next Tuesday, January 12, attend USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter's virtual State of the Chapter & Social, 5:30 - 7:00 pm. WIN an annual subscription to ($199 value), bid on auction items, hear from influential Green Building Leaders of the Future, get highlights from our educational events of 2020, and discover what's ahead in 2021 for our Green Buildings Are Better community.

Help us kick-off a year-long celebration of our
20th anniversary!
01/12 | 5:30 - 7:00 pm
FREE event - open to members and non-members. Meet Chapter leaders, help us CELEBRATE 20 green years and the accomplishments of our amazing volunteers, participate in the SILENT AUCTION (opening 1/7/2021), and learn ways you can contribute to a positive future for our community, with the chance to WIN an annual subscription to BuildingGreen - TWO DOOR PRIZES available (must be present to win)!
Join the Green Schools Quest (GSQ) January - March action-oriented program advancing sustainability through student-driven projects! Registration has been extended to Friday, January 8, 2021.
01/07 - 01/15 | 12:00 pm
Our State of the Chapter silent auction has gone ONLINE! Can't make the event next Tuesday, no problem. You can still support our efforts of community outreach, the Green Schools Quest, and our scholarship program. View the 11 items, of combined value of over $3,000 now!
Featured guests coming soon!
01/14 | 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Share your Green Schools Quest journey with fellow participants!
Participate in our ONLINE AUCTION - NOW OPEN (as of noon, January 7)! Our State of the Chapter Silent Auction is online! The online auction will close at noon on Friday, January 15, 2021. No need to attend the State of the Chapter to participate, but we would love to see your virtual faces!

Bids on the Bourbon Basket, a St. Louis Zoo Membership, and more have begun!
Bid on items here: Check out bidder and registration tips here. Support our efforts to make every building a green building - because #greenbuildingsarebetter!
"Connecting with nature brought the students and teachers much more joy and a greater appreciation of trees in this special place," reported Forsyth School for their October Challenge Principle: Importance of Place. #greenschoolsquest

Register for SCHOOL or MENTOR participation in the Spring 2021 semester (Jan - March) Green Schools Quest program, TODAY!

Each month, students, teachers, staff, community members, and mentors are challenged to integrate sustainability into students' learning. Learn more at
Sponsorship is key to implementing our mission. Your local USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter catalyzes green and healthy places with Education, Green Schools, Energy Efficiency, and Green Communities. Learn more about what your contribution supports here!

Be part of our vision of making every building a green building

NEW in 2021! Your USGBC-MGC Annual Sponsorship has the opportunity to sponsor a Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) or community organization to participate in this Green Buildings Are Better Community as a Green Sponsor for one year. Your sponsorship will be actively working towards an environmentally just future for all.
2021 Scholarship Opportunities
NEW in 2021! This Spring, your local USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter has Green Building and Green Schools scholarships available.

Apply for a scholarship to get full access to a national green building conference or green schools summits.

Write by Sunday, January 31 to share your scholarship needs for the February 2021 Green Schools Summits.
  • Name and contact information
  • School affiliation
  • Scholarship needs
  • Interest in specific summit and why

Examine ways to stop the drivers of climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. Scholarship application opening soon!
Envision the next twenty years of our region's greenways; share your ideas with Great Rivers Greenway by January 15 at and get entered to win a $300 grocery store gift card! Take the survey.

Your input is crucial as Great Rivers Greenway plans future connections and care for the greenways long-term.
EnergyCare has been helping vulnerable, low-income people find safety from extreme temperatures since 1983, and is currently

seeking board members.

Develop new partnerships, increase visibility, integrate evaluation and research into services, and/or provide new ideas into what EnergyCare does. Learn more at Email Tim O'Dea, Executive Director, at if interested.
Read our current article in The Healthy Planet Magazine, Advancing Sustainability via Missouri Green Schools, by Stacey “Parker” Parker & Sierra Shields, our Missouri Green Schools AmeriCorps VISTAs.

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Learn more about the benefits of becoming a member. Join the U.S. Green Building Council - Missouri Gateway Chapter today!

Curious about your membership standing or ready to renew your USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter membership online? Check your membership status.

We also have a Membership Directory! Check to see who's a member, find a member in your green building industry, or view the chapter leadership and expertise of our Missouri Gateway community. View the membership directory.
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New this year - a 20 Green Years Special Sponsorship and new benefits to support a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise's or community organization's participation!
Thanks to recent new and renewing sponsors!

Advanced Green Consulting - renewing Green

Horner & Shifrin, Inc. - new Green

Ittner Architects - renewing Green

Tarlton - renewing Silver

Schaeffer Marketing Group - renewing Green

The financial support of our sponsors is integral to ensuring that everyone can live, work and learn in smart and healthy buildings.
What Your Company Gains as a USGBC - Missouri Gateway Sponsor: 
EXPAND: Grow the knowledge of green building and sustainability in our community.
PARTICIPATE: Get involved in educational programs, special events and community projects to showcase your company's leadership.
EXPOSURE: As a Chapter Sponsor, your company will be:
  • Listed on our website which receives 6,500 visitors and 60,000 page views per month.
  • Included in our monthly e-newsletter with over 5,000 subscribers.
  • Recognized at monthly programs, with an average attendance of 100.
LEARN: Keep up with the latest green building trends and technologies and earn continuing education hours.
ALIGN: Differentiate your company as a leader in the sustainability movement in your community.

USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter Sponsorship includes numerous benefits - from complimentary Chapter memberships and monthly program passes to exposure on the Chapter website, e-news and at events.    
You can learn more by downloading our 2021 Sponsor Package or by contacting Emily Andrews at 314-577-0854. 
Thanks to Our RESTORATIVE Sponsor!
Thanks to Our PLATINUM Sponsors!
Logo MO Botanical
Thanks to Our GOLD Sponsors!
Healthy Planet
Thanks to Our SILVER Sponsors!
Thanks to Our GREEN SCHOOLS Sponsors!


Innovative Technology Education Fund
THE GREEN SCHOOLS QUEST is also SUPPORTED in part by the St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management District and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Thanks to Our BRONZE Sponsors!
Cushman & Wakefield

DJM Ecological

Dynamic Controls, Inc.

ECO Recycling

Guarantee Electrical Company


Johnson Controls

Mackey Mitchell Architects
Metro Lighting

Missouri American Water 

Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 562 

Rosemann and Associates 

Villa Lighting

Thanks to Our GREEN Sponsors!
Advanced Green Consulting 

Azimuth Energy

Custom Engineering

Ittner Architects 

Hastings + Chivetta

Integrated Facility Services

PayneCrest Electric

Schaeffer Marketing Group


S.M. Wilson 

St. Louis Composting-Total Organics Recycling
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To initiate, develop and accelerate the implementation of green building concepts, technologies and principles that promote environmentally responsible, prosperous and healthy places to live, work, learn, and play.

Healthy people in healthy places equals a healthy economy.