CALL FOR STORIES: Your Everyday Climate Actions

Share how you’re reducing your carbon footprint in 2023 to be featured this April
Greenability is asking our community to submit actions they are taking to reduce their carbon footprint in 2023. Big or small, this April, Greenability will be sharing these stories every week to show the collective action at work in our neighborhoods and […]

March 22nd, 2023|Climate Change, Collaboration, Earth Day, Get involved|0 Comments

Kansas City’s new airport terminal celebrates sustainability in a big way

KCI’s new terminal is first in Midwest to achieve LEED Gold certification and second in the country
As the largest single infrastructure project in the city’s history, and with sustainability at the forefront, Kansas City’s new airport terminal has reached new milestones for green building in the region and beyond. 

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded […]

Borrow garden tools at new tool library

Are you planning a new garden or yard project? Don’t buy tools – borrow them
Garden and farm tools can be expensive and take up space. With Cultivate Kansas City’s new tool library, growers can get access to specialized tools and participate in a local sharing economy.

Open to urban farmers, community gardeners, and neighborhood residents, Cultivate […]

Leaders and organizers work to reduce illegal dumping’s negative impacts

Illegal dumping is often overwhelming, not only in quantity, but also in how it affects people who are forced to live around it.
By Sarah Benal, Heartland Conservation Alliance

There is a big difference between illegal dumping and littering. Littering is often simply scattered articles of […]

‘Super Bowl of Service’ picks up litter

To celebrate the road to the Super Bowl, youth in Kansas City and Philadelphia gathered for a Super Bowl of Service trash pickup event. 

Kansas City volunteers collected 9 bags of trash near Arrowhead Stadium at the Rock Island Trail on Saturday, February 4 as part of the “Volunteer for 15” challenge. 

“Volunteer for 15” is a […]

February 8th, 2023|Children, Collaboration, Get involved|0 Comments