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Get your school in the recycling competition

Start planning now to showcase your school’s recycling efforts, and compete in the national Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl.

The seventh annual recycling competition is open to students in grades K-12 from October through November 15.

Last year, 700,000 students and teachers from more than 1,290 schools across the nation competed in the Recycle-Bowl and recycled 3.2 million […]

Go back to school in eco-friendly style

As you head out for back-to-school shopping, reduce the pressure to buy all new clothes and school supplies, and use these tips to make your fall transition easier on you and the environment.

Here are a dozen ideas for more sustainable school supplies, lunches, clothes, computers and even student desks for your home.

Before you head […]

Recycle your glass with curbside service

If you are looking for a more convenient way to recycle your household or business glass, there are three companies that provide regular curbside pickup service in the Kansas City metro area.

Although most metro cities have curbside recycling for non-glass items, recycling glass has always been an issue because when it breaks it contaminates other […]

Children International distributes recycled soap

Do you ever wonder what happens to the hotel soap products in the bathroom after your stay?

Children International, a Kansas City-based humanitarian organization, is working with Clean the World Foundation and hotels across the country to collect the soap, recycle it, and distribute it to children who are missing basic hygiene products that can keep […]

Enter contest for UN Champion of the Earth

Young adults interested in solutions to environmental issues can apply to a $15,000 UN Young Champions of the Earth competition to win $15,000 in seed funding for an environmental project.

The competition is open to 18-30-year old’s who have an idea for an environmental initiative that addresses a sustainability challenge. The program uses a newly digital platform […]