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Get better fuel economy when it’s cold

As the weather dips below freezing, your gas mileage can drop as much as 22 percent for a gas-powered vehicle and 34 percent for a hybrid or electric vehicle.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), cold weather affects your vehicle in more ways than you might expect. For example:

It takes longer for your engine […]

Promote eco-products, services & events

If your company or organization has eco-friendly products, services or events to promote, you can reach a targeted audience with your message in Greenability Weekly and on the Greenability website.

Each year, Greenability promotes more sustainability events, services and products than any other local news media, reaching an online audience of 15,000+ weekly subscribers. Eco-friendly products and services […]

Donate to a more sustainable Kansas City

As you consider year-end giving, take a look at the local organizations that support organic farming, energy-efficiency, recycling, tree plantings, clean water and environmental education.

Here are just a few of the many organizations working for a more sustainable Kansas City.

The Giving Grove and Kansas City Community Gardens

Help plant edible trees and vegetable gardens for low-income communities […]

Tour an historic home for energy-saving ideas

Tour a 106-year-old house at a Home Energy-Efficiency Open House and learn about renewable energy, energy audits and insulation, high-efficiency HVAC systems, rebate programs, electric vehicles and healthy indoor air.

Project Living Proof (PLP) is a 3,665-square-foot house owned by the Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC) http://www.metroenergy.org/) and located just east of the Plaza in the historic […]

Environmentalist Bill McKibben to speak at UMKC

Meet environmentalist and author Bill McKibben and hear his insight on The Hottest Fight in the Hottest Decade: Climate Change on the Edge of Hope & Despair on Friday, October 6 at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC).

A reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by the lecture at 6:30 p.m. and book signing after the lecture in Pierson Auditorium, 5000 Holmes […]