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Celebrate Earth Day at Lawrence parade & festival

Enjoy a day of fun activities and learn about sustainability, waste reduction, composting, electric vehicles, energy conservation and more at the 18th Annual Lawrence Earth Day Parade & Celebration on Saturday, April 21.

The parade begins at 11 a.m. at 8th and Massachusetts streets and will process along Massachusetts to South Park. The celebration will open from […]

Save on ENERGY STAR appliances during Earth Week

If you’re in the market to purchase a new ENERGY STAR® appliance, take advantage of the Missouri Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday and pay no sales tax from April 19-25 on qualifying purchases.

Many cities and counties across the state also have opted into the tax-free exemption on purchases up to $1,500 per appliance during the […]

Turn off your lights for Earth Hour

Join millions of people around the world who will be turning off their lights for Earth Hour, a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) action of solidarity in the fight against climate change.

Now in its 12th year, WWF organizers ask participants to turn off all of their lights from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time on […]

See how you can join a Community Solar Farm

Customers of the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) can learn how to participate in a new BPU Community Solar Farm Program at two free seminars on Monday, March 19.

The seminar will be held at West Wyandotte Public Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, KS for residents who own or rent a home […]

Learn about environmental journalism

InsideClimate News is launching a new Institute for Environmental Journalism and will offer a summer program for high school students and recent graduates.

Students will work with award-winning journalists who research and write about climate change, environmental justice and clean energy. InsideClimate News is a Pulitzer Prize award winning publication.

The three-week intensive program is scheduled for July […]