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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 […]

How many new solar jobs did your state gain in 2017?

Solar industry jobs continue to outpace other energy sectors with a workforce growth rate of 168 percent since 2010, despite a 3.8 percent decline in 2017.

The 2017 National Solar Jobs Census reports solar jobs increased in 29 states and the District of Columbia in 2017, including in many states with emerging solar markets. Kansas had a […]

Americans find common ground on environmental issues

A new, national survey shows that despite increasing political and social divisions, Americans find common ground on environmental issues.

The Eco Pulse survey found a majority of Americans believe we deserve a clean planet, climate change is occurring, and everyone has a responsibility to take concrete steps to reduce their environmental impact.

“Despite all of the fighting, […]

Reduce holiday waste with these 6 easy ideas

‘Tis the season to celebrate, but how can we do it without sending an extra five-million tons of trash to the landfills? Consider these easy ways to give a valuable gift of a cleaner environment to all.

Recycle holiday lights

Conventional incandescent holiday bulbs use 80 to 90 percent more electricity than LED (light emitting diode) […]