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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 […]

Get a free tree in Kansas City

Residents of Kansas City, MO can receive a free tree as part of the city’s effort to restore the declining urban forests.

Trees will be planted in the public right-of-way, which is typically within 10 feet of the street. To receive a free tree, recipients must be a Kansas City resident, have adequate planting space as […]

Find a commuting partner with RideshareKC app

Commuters who drive, bike or take the bus to work can find a partner to carpool or share a ride by using the new RideshareKC app.

The ride-matching service makes it easier to find alternatives to driving or commuting alone with an updated website and smartphone app. It also includes commuter resources for individuals and employers […]

Explore the Pope’s encyclical on ecology

Village Presbyterian Church will host a four-session course on Caring for Our Common Home: Exploring the Wisdom of Pope Francis on his encyclical about climate change and the environment.

The classes will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. on Wednesdays, March 8, 15, 22 and 29 at Village Church, 6641 Mission, Prairie Village, KS.

Father Bob Hagan, S.J. of Guardian […]

How can you green your wardrobe one garment at a time?

By Sarah “Steve” Mosko

If the greenest t-shirt you can wear is the one already hanging in your closet, then what is the next best sustainable option when you need a new t-shirt, pants, dress, shoes or coat?

What typically comes to mind when contemplating our personal environmental footprint is the energy efficiency of the car we […]