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Safely recycle household hazardous waste

It’s time to load up the old paint cans, motor oil, batteries and chemicals for a safe disposal at an upcoming area household hazardous waste event.

The Mid-America Regional Council Solid Waste Management District will host 11 mobile events to collect household hazardous waste for residents of 34 participating communities in Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and […]

Unlock the secrets to healthy soil

If you want great results in the garden, healthy soil is key. Learn how to enhance soil for a more productive garden at one of these three upcoming soil workshops and events.

Brookside Farmers’ Market: Get Your Garden Growing

Saturday, April 28

Get resources and guidance on creating healthy soil from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, April […]

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 […]

Be inspired at eco-friendly fashion show

Get a unique look at repurposed, vintage and environmentally conscious clothing at the City Style Fashion Show hosted by Johnson County Community College students.

The fashion runway will showcase sustainable looks using recycled and repurposed clothing from TurnStyles Thrift Stores. Students worked with TurnStyles to design outfits for the store’s windows and displays, and then selected […]

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 […]