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Get your school in the recycling competition

Start planning now to showcase your school’s recycling efforts, and compete in the national Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl.

The seventh annual recycling competition is open to students in grades K-12 from October through November 15.

Last year, 700,000 students and teachers from more than 1,290 schools across the nation competed in the Recycle-Bowl and recycled 3.2 million […]

Volunteer to glean fields for the hungry

Do you want to help local farmers feed the hungry? As area farms and orchards finish harvesting each crop, there is always leftover, not-quite-perfect, produce still in the field. That’s where After the Harvest (ATH) volunteers make a difference.

Volunteers are needed to help with gleaning the fields, especially in the fall when orchards are also […]

Get free tickets to An Inconvenient Sequel

Indivisible KC is hosting a free screening of the new documentary, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power on Wednesday, August 9, as one of 14 free screenings being held in cities nationwide.

The sequel to An Inconvenient Truth follows a decade of former Vice President Al Gore’s efforts to educate individuals on climate change and to […]

Encourage shops to close “open” doors

Stroll through almost any outdoor shopping area in the heat of summer, and you’ll see retail stores with open doors while the A/C is blasting. It’s a practice that presumably lures customers into the store, but wastes excessive amounts of energy.

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, nearly 20 percent of stores nationwide leave their […]

Apply to $10,000 climate change contest

You don’t need to be a scientist to apply for one of MIT Climate CoLab’s contests. And if you have the next big idea, you could win $10,000.

MIT Climate CoLab is a global, web-based community designed to pool intelligence, a process that is similar to Linux or Wikipedia. The purpose of the contest is to […]