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Recycle storm-damaged trees with these services

Trees damaged in the two most recent snowstorms in Kansas City can be put to good reuse as mulch for spring gardens and potentially as specialty lumber for future building and furniture projects.

The first step is for residents to check on the pickup and drop-off services available in their municipality. Many have added extra services […]

Fight litter with No MOre Trash Contest

Schools can help combat litter in Missouri with the annual No MOre Trash! Contest that encourages students to re-think litter and trash.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American generates about four pounds of trash each day. Some of that trash will end up on streets, roadsides, natural areas and waterways and harms fish, […]

Promote eco-friendly businesses in Greenability

If your organization has green events planned for 2019 or environmentally friendly products or services, you can reach your targeted audience with your message in Greenability Weeklyand on the Greenability website.

Each year, Greenability promotes more events on sustainability than any local news media. Events range from environmental conferences, speakers and classes to Earth Day fairs […]

January 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Improve indoor air quality in your home

When winter’s bitter chill forces us indoors more than usual, the risk of exposure to air pollutants can be significantly higher than when we are outside.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 72 percent of chemical exposures in the average individual comes from inside the home. So, when you are spending more time indoors, it […]

January 15th, 2019|Air Quality, Conservation, Sustainability|1 Comment

Explore 100 ways to reverse global warming

Learn what international researchers have identified as the 100 most important strategies to reverse climate change at free Drawdown: Solutions to Reverse Global Warming workshops.

The Environmental Action Committee of Village Church and Earthkeepers of Heartland Presbytery are co-sponsoring an event from 9 a.m. – Noon, Saturday, February 9 at Village Church, 6641 Mission, Prairie Village, KS. The Heartland Renewable Energy Society […]