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Plant 2 free trees & cut home energy costs

Residents of Kansas City, MO can get two free trees through an Energy-Saving Trees partnership designed to help homeowners reduce their electricity costs during hot summer months.

The program began this summer for select zip codes, but is now open to all KCMO residents until supplies last.

Bridging the Gap (BTG), Evergy (Kansas City Power & Light), the U.S. […]

Mulch, compost & recycle your yard waste

Growing piles of leaves are “gold” for gardeners who take advantage of the free nutrients that can be mulched or composted to replenish lawns and gardens.

Replenish your lawn with grass cycling

One of the easiest ways to reap the benefit of leaves is to leave them on the lawn and mow over them. This can be accomplished […]

Meet developers of world’s largest Passive House project

Kansas City will soon be home to the world’s largest Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) Certified project, a 276-unit multi-family development that will use 90 percent less energy than comparable buildings.

Jonathan Arnold and Danny Roberson of the Arnold Development Group will share their vision for the Second & Delaware project from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, […]

Unplug home energy vampires and save $165

This Halloween while vampires are slinking through the streets, unplug the energy vampires lurking inside your home and save up to $165 a year in energy costs.

Electronic appliances consume power even when they are switched off or in standby mode but still plugged in, creating vampire energy and costing consumers hundreds of dollars each year. […]

View nature & wildlife on a fall driving tour

Discover the best locations to see peak fall foliage, restored elk herds and tallgrass prairies on fall driving tours throughout Missouri and Kansas.

In Missouri, find the best locations for catching the brilliant colors of fall maples, oaks, hickory and ash trees in the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Fall Colors: Latest Reports & Best Places. […]