Marketplace

As part of our services to readers, Marketplace is a resource for local green businesses and services. These are businesses who advertise regularly in Greenability.

Business Opportunity

  • Music Together LLC

    Princeton, NJ
    Phone: 800-728-2692, Ext. 323
    www.musictogether.com

    Attend a free workshop on March 29 in Kansas City to learn more about teaching our early childhood music program.

Education

  • Johnson County Community College

    12345 College Blvd.
    Overland Park, KS 66210
    Phone: 913-469-8500
    www.jccc.edu/sustainability

  • Mid-America Regional Council

    600 Broadway, Suite 200
    Kansas City, MO
    Phone: 816-474-4240
    www.marc.org

    Mid-America Regional Council works with municipalities throughout the region on air and water quality, recycling and other green initiatives.

Energy Efficiency

  • cfm Distributors, Inc

    1104 Union Ave
    Kansas City, MO
    Phone: 816-842-5400
    www.cfmdistributors.com

    Cfm Distributors is the Midwest employee-owned provider of sustainable heating, cooling, and refrigeration solutions for home, office and industry.

  • Green Light Window Films

    505 N.W. Blue Parkway
    Lee's Summit , MO
    Phone: 816-246-5335
    www.greenlightwf.com

    Turn dual-pane windows into triple-pane efficiency at 20 percent the price of replacement windows for tremendous return on investment.

  • Heartland Utilities for Energy Efficiency (HUEE)

    Contact: Mary Kay Villegas-Alitz
    www.HUEE.org

    HUEE educates the public on energy efficiency through a partnership with Atmos Energy, Independence Power & Light, Kansas City Board of Public Utilities, Kansas Gas Service, Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative and the Metropolitan Energy Center.

  • Metropolitan Energy Center

    3810 Paseo
    Kansas City, MO
    Phone: 816-531-7283
    www.kcenergy.org

    The mission of the Metropolitan Energy Center is to help create resource efficiency, environmental health and economic vitality in the Kansas City region.

  • Missouri Gas Energy

    Kansas City, MO
    Phone: 816-756-5252
    www.missourigasenergy.com

    Missouri Gas Energy offers an energy efficiency rebate for customers who purchase a qualifying energy efficient tankless natural gas water heating system.

  • Small Step Energy Solutions

    Shawnee, KS
    Phone: 913-708-8004
    Contact: Mary English
    www.smallstepenergy.com

    Small Step Energy Solutions specializes in home energy auditing and green energy building consultations for both new and existing homes.

  • The Hayes Company

    Kansas City, MO
    Phone: 816-861-8700
    Contact: Mike OConnell or Tim Hayes
    www.thehayesco.com

    The Hayes Co. provides home energy audits, insulation installation, air and duct sealing and home performance testing.

Energy Services

  • Brightergy

    1617 Main Street, 3rd Floor
    Kansas City, MO 64108
    Phone: 816-866-0555
    Contact: Susan Brown
    www.brightergy.com

    Brightergy, one of the nation’s fastest-growing full-service solar development and finance firms, offers turn-key solar design, installation, monitoring and in-house financing services.

  • KCP&L Home Protection

    1200 Main St., 30th Floor
    Kansas City, MO 64105
    Phone: 816-472-0432
    www.kcpl.com/homeprotection

    KCP&L’s Home Protection Program takes the worry out of home repairs. Protect your home electronics, home wiring and water heater for just a few dollars per month.

Entertainment

  • Kansas City Zoo

    6800 Zoo Dr.
    Kansas City, MO 64132
    Phone: 816-513-5800
    www.kansascityzoo.org

    Come explore 202 acres of the “wildest” animals around, including the brand-new Helzberg Penguin Plaza. Open year-round.

Financial Services

  • First Affirmative Financial Network

    Phone: 913-432-4958
    Contact: Jim Horlacher
    www.firstaffirmative.com

    First Affirmative Financial Network is a management service for investors interested in socially and environmentally responsible funds.

  • UMB Financial Corporation

    1010 Grand Blvd.
    Kansas City, MO
    Phone: 816-860-7000
    www.umb.com

    UMB offers complete banking, asset management, health spending solutions and related financial services to personal, commercial and institutional customers nationwide.

Government Affairs

  • Jackson County Legislature

    Phone: 816-365-6664
    Contact: Scott Burnett
    www.jacksongov.org

    First District is bounded by State Line east to Paseo Blvd., the Missouri River south to Meyer Blvd., the historic Northeast and parts of north Raytown.

Greeting Cards

  • Posty Cards

    1600 Olive St.
    Kansas City , MO
    Phone: 816-231-2323
    Contact: Janet Coats
    www.postycards.com

    Featuring Sustainable Sentiments, locally grown, green greeting cards. Build client and employee relationships with environmentally inspired cards for birthdays, holidays and other occasions.

Home Improvement

  • Habitat ReStore Kansas City

    Phone: 816-231-6889
    www.ReStorekc.org

    Habitat ReStore accepts donations of new and used building materials and furniture from individuals, contractors and retailers. The materials are then made available to the public in our stores at discounted prices. All proceeds go to benefit Habitat for Humanity Kansas City.

     

    Two locations in Kansas City:

     

    4701 Deramus

    Kansas City, MO 64120

    Manager: Richard Vardy

     

    303 W. 79th St.

    Kansas City, MO 64114

    Manager: Mandy Caruso

Lawn & Garden

  • Missouri Organic

    7700 E. 40 Hwy.
    Kansas City, MO 64129
    Phone: 816-483-0908
    www.missouriorganic.com

    Missouri Organic provides a customer drop-off location for green waste, and produces all-natural, Nature Wise Compost that is weed-seed free.

Litter Removal

  • Adopt-A-Highway Litter Removal Service of America

    Phone: 800-540-8694
    Contact: sarah@adoptahighway.net
    www.adoptahighway.net

    Sponsor-A-Highway and receive promotional signage. We take away trash, you take all the recognition. Be Seen as we Clean.

Organic & Local Food

  • Door to Door Organics

    4000 NE 33rd Terr., Suite 3
    Kansas City, MO
    www.kc.doortodoororganics.com

    Door to Door Organics delivers fresh organic produce, local meat and dairy, and natural groceries to your home or office.

  • Farm to Fork Workplace Wellness CSA

    Phone: 620-632-4470
    csa.schenkerfarms.com

    Get veggies, meats, eggs and more raised with organic methods and delivered right to your workplace from Schenker Family Farms and Fahrmeier Farms. Easy enrollment at csa.schenkerfarms.com.

  • Good Natured Family Farms

    Contact: Diana Endicott
    www.goodnaturedfamilyfarms.com

    Good Natured Family Farms is an alliance of more than 100 family farms that raise animals humanely and care for the earth in a sustainable way. Their foods are available in Hen House Markets, Balls Price Chopper Supermarkets and the Community Mercantile in Lawrence.

  • Kansas City Food Circle

    www.KCFoodCircle.org

    Get to know your farmer! The KC Food Circle connects you with local organic and free-range food producers in KC.

Recycling

  • The Surplus Exchange

    518 Santa Fe
    Kansas City, MO 64105
    Phone: 816-472-0444
    Contact: Bob Akers
    www.surplusexchange.org

    The Surplus Exchange recycles electronics responsibly, locally and offers pick up from Kansas City metro commercial locations.

Renewable Energy

  • SunSource Homes

    Phone: 816-783-3863
    www.sunsourcehomes.net

    SunSource Homes offers an array of options, from new sustainable construction and green remodeling to installation of renewable energy systems, to help you identify all the possibilities for energy conservation..

Transportation

  • The Metro – Kansas City Area Transportation Authority

    1200 East 18th St.
    Kansas City, MO
    Phone: 816-221-0660
    www.kcata.org

    The Metro and MAX offer an affordable and easy way to reduce the environmental impact of driving throughout the Kansas City region.