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Recycle electronics at Laptop Challenge

Join forces with the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank to get used laptops into the hands of those who need them by donating old computers to the Employer Laptop Challenge.

The advent of COVID-19 has widened the digital divide, making it more difficult than ever for those who cannot afford a computer to home school their […]

50 ways to celebrate Earth Day, beginning today

Even when we can’t celebrate together, local Earth Day organizers have found 50 ways to take big and small actions for the planet on this 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

Thanks to Bridging the Gap, City of Kansas City, MO Office of Environmental Quality, KCMO Parks & Recreation, Heartland Conservation Alliance, Kansas Chapter of Sierra Club, […]

Earth Day goes big & virtual for its 50th

Earth Day 2020 will be bigger than ever on its 50th anniversary this year, offering participants the rare opportunity to join events around the world as it all goes virtual in response to COVID-19.

Here’s how you can participate. Earth Day will be live, interactive events in Kansas City and worldwide so participants can safely attend from home for […]

What’s on the new “Dirty Dozen” produce list?

When we all are looking for ways to live safely and eat healthy, it can help to know which produce also has the smallest risk from pesticides. Here are the top “Dirty Dozen” and a dried fruit ranked by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) in its annual Dirty Dozen Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce.

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Get set to garden with virtual workshops

Deep Roots is going virtual with a new, free workshop series to help gardeners with everything from basic spring planting to stress-relieving, garden meditations.

Each week during the duration of the coronavirus #StayHomeKC, Deep Roots will host 20-30 minute live webinars beginning at 4 p.m. (CDT) every Tuesday and Thursday. Garden experts will offer bite-size information […]