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Safely recycle household hazardous waste

It’s time to load up the old paint cans, motor oil, batteries and chemicals for a safe disposal at an upcoming area household hazardous waste event.

The Mid-America Regional Council Solid Waste Management District will host 11 mobile events to collect household hazardous waste for residents of 34 participating communities in Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte and […]

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 […]

Be inspired at eco-friendly fashion show

Get a unique look at repurposed, vintage and environmentally conscious clothing at the City Style Fashion Show hosted by Johnson County Community College students.

The fashion runway will showcase sustainable looks using recycled and repurposed clothing from TurnStyles Thrift Stores. Students worked with TurnStyles to design outfits for the store’s windows and displays, and then selected […]

Get a free, repurposed dress at Green Prom Movement

High school girls who want to make an environmental statement, and get a free repurposed dress, can attend an upcoming fashion show and select a dress from The Green Prom Movement.

The average prom dress has a big petroleum footprint, is only worn once and is an expensive “must have” for high school girls on this […]

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 […]