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Hop on the bus to Kauffman Stadium

Head out to a Royals’ game, and reduce your carbon footprint by taking the bus. KCATA offers a limited route to Kauffman Stadium on game nights.

RideKC will shuttle fans to the stadium on the 47-Broadway route along Blue Ridge Cutoff seven days a week. The route starts in downtown Kansas City, MO with stops in midtown […]

Discover 10 family friendly Earth Day activities

This Earth Day, celebrate 47 years of eco-advocacy by volunteering to clean up a stream, recycling your big items, planting trees, going to an Earth Day Fest or visiting a sustainable vineyard and winery.

All events listed here are on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22.

Overland Park Recycling Extravaganza 

8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Black & Veatch parking lot, 11401 […]

Get a free tree in Kansas City

Residents of Kansas City, MO can receive a free tree as part of the city’s effort to restore the declining urban forests.

Trees will be planted in the public right-of-way, which is typically within 10 feet of the street. To receive a free tree, recipients must be a Kansas City resident, have adequate planting space as […]

Save money & energy during Green Sales Tax Holiday

If you purchase a new Energy Star® appliance between April 19-25, you can take advantage of the Missouri Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday that exempts state sales tax on retail sales of qualifying purchases.

Many cities and counties across the state also have opted into the tax-free exemption on purchases up to $1,500 per appliance during […]

April 11th, 2017|Energy, Energy Efficiency, Event, Green Homes, Sustainability|0 Comments

Find natives at these area plant sales

Explore the many benefits of adding native plants to your landscape, and find locally grown, native plants at these sales this Spring. Many of the sales are also fundraisers for sponsoring nature centers, community gardens and conservation programs.

Missouri Prairie Foundation Native Plant Sale 

Saturday, April 15 and Saturday, May 6

9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Anita B. Gorman Conservation […]

April 11th, 2017|Event, Gardening, Lawn & Garden, Sustainability|0 Comments