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Americans find common ground on environmental issues

A new, national survey shows that despite increasing political and social divisions, Americans find common ground on environmental issues.

The Eco Pulse survey found a majority of Americans believe we deserve a clean planet, climate change is occurring, and everyone has a responsibility to take concrete steps to reduce their environmental impact.

“Despite all of the fighting, […]

Donate a bike to Earn-A-Bike program

Do you have an unused bicycle taking up space in the garage? Consider donating it to the BikeWalkKC Earn-A-Bike program, and help a student receive a free bike and basic bicycle skills.

BikeWalkKC has given out more than 300 bikes since the program began in 2012. The program teaches 4th – 6th grade students about basic […]

Get better fuel economy when it’s cold

As the weather dips below freezing, your gas mileage can drop as much as 22 percent for a gas-powered vehicle and 34 percent for a hybrid or electric vehicle.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), cold weather affects your vehicle in more ways than you might expect. For example:

It takes longer for your engine […]

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 […]

Donate to a more sustainable Kansas City

As you consider year-end giving, take a look at the local organizations that support organic farming, energy-efficiency, recycling, tree plantings, clean water and environmental education.

Here are just a few of the many organizations working for a more sustainable Kansas City.

The Giving Grove and Kansas City Community Gardens

Help plant edible trees and vegetable gardens for low-income communities […]