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We need DIY ideas for old magazines!

We’re looking for creative ways to repurpose old magazines. Do you use them to make jewelry, bowls, bags, picture frames or even furniture? Or have you found other clever uses? Tell us about your projects. Email a description (photos if you have them) with your name, email and phone number to [email protected] If we choose […]

November 29th, 2012|Get involved, Recycling|0 Comments

Cut your own holiday tree

SHAWNEE, KS – Kansas City WildLands (KCWL) is again offering the public an opportunity to remove invasive red cedars and take them home to decorate for the holidays. The event runs from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. December 8 near the Theater in the Park entrance at Shawnee Mission Park, 7710 Renner Rd, Shawnee, KS.

Eastern […]

November 20th, 2012|Get involved, Nature|0 Comments

Kansas Recycles application available for Apple smart phone, tablet

TOPEKA- In recognition of America Recycles Day (Nov. 15), the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in cooperation with the Kansas Organization of Recyclers (KOR), has launched the Kansas Recycles application for the Apple iPhone and iPad. This app will assist Kansans in finding recycling locations in their area of the state.

The website www.kansasrecycles.org […]

November 15th, 2012|Recycling|0 Comments

KCMO celebrates America Recycles Day recycling promotion

In honor of America Recycles Day, the City of Kansas City, Mo., and Jackson County, Mo., are challenging both their employees and residents to recycle. As part of this challenge, residents are welcome to recycle their paper products at a number of City facilities on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

There will […]

November 14th, 2012|Get involved, Recycling, Sustainability|0 Comments

Developing a more sustainable U.S. 40 corridor

Open houses will highlight conceptual design alternatives for future development along U.S. 40 in Independence and Blue Springs

The Mid-America Regional Council is working with area cities to create a vision for redeveloping parts of U.S. Highway 40 in Kansas City, Mo., Independence, Lee’s Summit, Lake Tapawingo and Blue Springs. The project partners will hold an […]

November 13th, 2012|Sustainability, Transportation|0 Comments