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Children International distributes recycled soap

Do you ever wonder what happens to the hotel soap products in the bathroom after your stay?

Children International, a Kansas City-based humanitarian organization, is working with Clean the World Foundation and hotels across the country to collect the soap, recycle it, and distribute it to children who are missing basic hygiene products that can keep […]

Nominate a neighborhood for green award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working to be more sustainable with recycling, energy efficiency, repurposing of vacant lots, gardening or other Earth-friendly projects?

The city of Kansas City, MO is calling for nominations for its KC Green Neighborhood Recognition Program. As part of the city’s KC Green initiative, this program recognizes neighborhoods that have implemented sustainable practices.

Registered neighborhoods […]

Get ready to cycle during KC Bike Month

During KC Bike Month, you can help Kansas City rewrite its Bike KC plan, bike on a brewery tour or to work, and help the kids bike to school.

BikeWalkKC is sponsoring numerous events in partnership with other community organizations. Here are some of the KC Bike Month events that are open to the public.

KCMO Bike […]

Discover 10 family friendly Earth Day activities

This Earth Day, celebrate 47 years of eco-advocacy by volunteering to clean up a stream, recycling your big items, planting trees, going to an Earth Day Fest or visiting a sustainable vineyard and winery.

All events listed here are on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22.

Overland Park Recycling Extravaganza 

8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Black & Veatch parking lot, 11401 […]

How many pesticides are in “Dirty Dozen” foods?

Nearly 70 percent of conventionally grown produce is contaminated with pesticides, but some foods are dangerously worse than others. The top “Dirty Dozen” are ranked by the Environmental Working Group in its Dirty Dozen Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce.

Here is the 2017 Dirty Dozen list:

Strawberries
Spinach
Nectarines
Apples
Peaches
Pears
Cherries
Grapes
Celery
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