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Start planning your native plant garden now

It may still be winter outside, but it’s not too early to start planning a native plant garden at this free, workshop designed for new homeowners, beginning gardeners and those curious about native plants.

Learn about favorite native species, how and where to plant natives and simple garden templates to try in your garden at Introduction to […]

Recycle holiday trees, lights and glass

When the holiday celebrations are over, recycle your Christmas tree, greenery, lights and glass at these local drop-off and curbside sites.

Tree recycling: Overland Park, KS

The city of Overland Park has four locations to recycle Christmas trees and other natural holiday foliage. These items can be recycled through Sunday, January 7 at the following locations:

Young’s Park, […]

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 […]

Find the best way to warm up your car

It’s easy to let your car engine run to keep warm on chilly mornings, but here are a few facts that debunk the myths about warming up a car or idling in the drive-through lane.

“Idling” is leaving your engine running while your car is not moving. According to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), vehicle emissions are […]