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Tiny homes to offer refuge during COVID-19 & beyond

See how an innovative, sustainably designed, village of tiny homes will offer a safe space for families who are homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic and in the future.

Dan Rockhill, founder of the University of Kansas Architecture Studio 804 program, will discuss Construction of Tiny Homes at the Lawrence Community Shelter at a free Earth Care […]

Recycle holiday trees, wreaths and greens

Give your natural holiday tree, wreaths and garland a second life by recycling them at one of many locations that will reuse them for landscaping mulch, fish habitat and

erosion control.

Most of the services listed below are in or near the Kansas City metropolitan area and can be found on Mid-America Regional Councils’ RecycleSpot.org. To find tree recycling […]

Start a new tradition with a Christmas Bird Count

This holiday season get the family together for a socially distanced, outdoor gathering, and help the Audubon Society with its annual Christmas Bird Count.

For 121 years, the Audubon Society has been counting winter birds at Christmas Bird Counts across the country. This year the gatherings may be smaller, but everyone can still participate from their […]

Recycle personal care product waste

Did you know you can recycle razors, deodorant containers, toothpaste tubes and brushes, and waste from other personal care products?

The Resilient Activist and Compost Collective KC are sponsoring  a recycling drop-off site and pickup services. Personal care product waste will be collected by Compost Collective KC during regular pickup for current customers or at Kansas […]

Find 9 ways to save on fuel costs this winter

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 […]