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Unlock home energy savings with PAYS program

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Is your home wasting energy? Navigating how to save energy and where to put your dollars for the biggest impact can be overwhelming.

With Evergy’s Pay As You Save program (PAYS), homeowners are getting access to energy-efficiency upgrades that save money and make homes more comfortable, while helping Kansas City reach its overall carbon reduction […]

September 13th, 2023|Energy Efficiency, Green Homes, Sponsored Content|0 Comments

2023 Climate Summit: Paving the Way to Net Zero by 2050

The 2023 Climate Summit gathered 600 participants to build momentum and celebrate progress for regional climate action
On Saturday, September 9th, Climate Action KC (CAKC) hosted the third regional Climate Summit alongside elected officials, corporate leaders, climate advocates, and community members.

The event highlighted the region’s Climate Action Plan and efforts needed to meet the goal to […]

Refresh your garden at upcoming native plant sales

Start your fall gardening with perennial native plants that attract pollinators and can tolerate drought.

Check out local native plant sales happening this month, and find a variety of wildflowers, sedges, grasses, trees and shrubs.

Buying local from native plant nurseries can make a big difference in ensuring you are getting truly native species that support wildlife and […]

September 6th, 2023|Gardening, Lawn & Garden, Native plants, Pollinators, Prairie|0 Comments

Curbside recycling: What you can and can’t recycle in the metro

Learn how to recycle at home, what items can go in your recycling bin, and what items should be trashed.
There are new guidelines for curbside recycling in the Kansas City metro. Recyclespot.org, a program of the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Solid Waste Management District, has updated the regional recycling guidelines alongside local recycling haulers and […]

August 30th, 2023|Recycling, Sustainability, Zero Waste|1 Comment

Reserve native trees & shrubs now for spring

Start planning now for spring planting by ordering native tree seedlings for as little as 34 cents each from Missouri Department of Conservation’s popular annual sale. The sale starts September 1st and many plants sell out quickly. Here’s how you can tap this resource.

The MDC George O. White State Nursery grows three-million tree seedlings each year and […]

August 30th, 2023|Conservation, Native plants, Prairie|0 Comments