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Plug in to National Drive Electric Week

During Drive Electric Week, you can check out virtual national webinars to learn more about what it’s like to drive an electric vehicle (EV) from the people who own them.

This year’s events from September 26 – October 4 will look much different as COVID-19 precautions are put into place. To find an event in the […]

Meet landscape experts at virtual Plan it Native 

Get expert advice on landscaping with native plants, attracting pollinators to your garden and planting prairies at this year’s virtual Plan It Native conference on September 16 – 18.

Deep Roots KC and its partners will host this second annual event featuring keynote speakers:

Majora Carter, urban revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer and MacArthur Fellow and […]

Try 7 easy ways to green your dorm room

College students may be spending more time than usual in their dorm rooms as a COVID-19 precaution, so make it more eco-friendly with these ideas to conserve power, water and food.

Shower shoes? Check. Extra-long sheets? Yep. Energy efficiency checklist? No worries—we’ve got you covered there. If you’re one of the nation’s 12.1 million full-time undergraduate […]

Learn how to plant & care for trees

Tap into the world of trees and learn from arborists and urban foresters about their care. The Heartland Tree Alliance Treekeepers will host a series of virtual classes beginning Thursday, September 10.

The goal of TreeKeepers is to provide a corps of trained volunteers as a resource for local municipalities, school districts and neighborhood associations to […]

Help keep hazardous waste from landfill

When Olathe, KS residents drop off hazardous waste products for recycling, the ReUse Center works to keep them out of the landfill by making reusable items available to Johnson County residents.

Shoppers can find household cleaners, paint, stain, disinfectant, antifreeze, brake fluid, aerosol sprays and more. For a complete list of available products, visit the ReUse […]