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Save 50% on native plants, rain barrels & more

Plant a rain garden, install a rain barrel or add native plants to your landscape, and you can receive up to a 50-percent refund through a Contain the Rain program in Johnson County, KS.

To encourage property owners to use best practices for stormwater management, Johnson County Stormwater Management Program offers the refunds to homeowners and businesses […]

KC printer is first to achieve top zero waste level

How does a company that uses tons of paper, gallons of ink and truckloads of packaging become the first printer in the U.S. to achieve the highest zero waste certification?

Posty Cards and PrintForest used many strategies to achieve the U.S. Green Building Council’s TRUE® Platinum Zero Waste certification and become the first printing facility in […]

Create musical instruments from trash

Learn how to build and play a musical instrument you repurpose from trash, and join others at an international virtual Make Music Day with Bash the Trash Environmental Arts.

Typically, Make Music Day features 5,000 events in 1,000 cities worldwide.  But this year due to COVID-19, all events are virtual.

So, gather your trash and learn how to […]

Join a virtual Climate Reality Leadership Training

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? The Climate Reality Leadership Project is now accepting applications for its first virtual training program.

Due to COVID-19, the next training will be held virtually over nine days from July 18-26. The program will include a minimum of 14 hours of […]

See how CO2 emissions dropped by 17 percent

With more people staying at home to avoid the COVID-19 pandemic, CO2 emissions dropped 17 percent during the peak shutdown in early April, according to a study published by the science journal, Nature Climate Change.

The report shows nearly an eight percent reduction in emissions globally this year during unprecedented stay-at-home orders worldwide. The study tracked […]