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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 […]

Get 2 free native plants at Healthy Yards Expo

Find “greener” ideas for your lawn and garden at the Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo, and receive two free native plants, a tree seedling and chances to win a compost bin or rain barrel.

The free expo will be held Saturday, April 7 and will feature businesses and non-profit organizations that can help Johnson County and surrounding […]

Sign up for a free screening of Wasted!

Attend a free screening of Wasted! The Story of Food Waste at one of several showings across the Kansas City metro area.

After the Harvest and NourishKC, in collaboration with local partners, will host the documentary showings and panel discussions with local food experts at free, community-wide screenings on these dates:

• February 22, 6 p.m., Cinder Block […]

Postponed: Start planning your native plant garden now

Due to weather, this workshop is postponed until March 20. 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 […]

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, […]