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Hop on the bus to Kauffman Stadium

Head out to a Royals’ game, and reduce your carbon footprint by taking the bus. KCATA offers a limited route to Kauffman Stadium on game nights.

RideKC will shuttle fans to the stadium on the 47-Broadway route along Blue Ridge Cutoff seven days a week. The route starts in downtown Kansas City, MO with stops in midtown […]

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
[…]

Drop off hazardous waste at mobile sites

Residents can drop off household hazardous waste at 11 mobile collection sites during special events hosted this year by the Mid-America Regional Council Solid Waste Management District.

Since its inception 20 years ago, the program has collected more than seven million pounds of household hazardous waste and kept it out of the landfill and water systems. […]

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 […]