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Enter contest for UN Champion of the Earth

Young adults interested in solutions to environmental issues can apply to a $15,000 UN Young Champions of the Earth competition to win $15,000 in seed funding for an environmental project.

The competition is open to 18-30-year old’s who have an idea for an environmental initiative that addresses a sustainability challenge. The program uses a newly digital platform […]

Nominate a neighborhood for green award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working to be more sustainable with recycling, energy efficiency, repurposing of vacant lots, gardening or other Earth-friendly projects?

The city of Kansas City, MO is calling for nominations for its KC Green Neighborhood Recognition Program. As part of the city’s KC Green initiative, this program recognizes neighborhoods that have implemented sustainable practices.

Registered neighborhoods […]

Apply to be a Climate Reality Project leader

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? The Climate Reality Project is accepting applications for the Climate Reality Leadership Corps training scheduled for June 27-29 in Seattle/Bellevue, WA.

The Climate Reality Leadership Corps is a global network of advocates trained to talk about the impacts of climate […]

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 […]

Save money & energy during Green Sales Tax Holiday

If you purchase a new Energy Star® appliance between April 19-25, you can take advantage of the Missouri Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday that exempts state sales tax on retail sales of 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 […]

April 11th, 2017|Energy, Energy Efficiency, Event, Green Homes, Sustainability|0 Comments