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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) […]

Promote eco-products, services & events

If your company or organization has eco-friendly products, services or events to promote, you can reach a targeted audience with your message in Greenability Weekly and on the Greenability website.

Each year, Greenability promotes more sustainability events, services and products than any other local news media, reaching an online audience of 15,000+ weekly subscribers. Eco-friendly products and services […]

Donate to a more sustainable Kansas City

As you consider year-end giving, take a look at the local organizations that support organic farming, energy-efficiency, recycling, tree plantings, clean water and environmental education.

Here are just a few of the many organizations working for a more sustainable Kansas City.

The Giving Grove and Kansas City Community Gardens

Help plant edible trees and vegetable gardens for low-income communities […]

HERO program offers unique financing for energy upgrades

More than 500 Jackson County, MO residents have installed solar systems or added energy-efficiency features to their houses this year through a new Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) financing program.

HERO financing helps homeowners make energy-efficient and renewable-energy improvements to their homes, and then pay for the upgrades over time through an additional, voluntary line item on their property […]