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What’s the best way to avoid “greenwashing”?

When you’re trying to make the best environmental choice, how do you know which “eco-friendly” or “safe for the environment” product is actually good for you and the planet?

Many claims are legitimate, but others feature deceptive or unsubstantiated claims. Even the legitimate labels vary a lot in meaning. Truly valid eco-labels are awarded by independent third parties, […]

Promote eco-efforts in Greenability Weekly

If your company or organization has eco-friendly products, services or events to promote, you can reach Greenability’s targeted audience with your message in Greenability Weekly and on the Greenability website.

Each year, Greenability promotes more sustainability events, services and products than any other local news media, reaching an online audience of 15,000+ weekly subscribers. Eco-friendly products and services help […]

Add a green twist to your New Year’s resolutions

Kick your New Year’s resolutions up a notch with these green ideas for eating healthier, losing weight, saving money and creating a healthy home.

For many, the same resolutions appear on lists each January. In 2020, there are many more options to make resolutions good for you and for Mother Earth. Here are 9 ideas to […]

Recycle your broken holiday lights

When it’s time to take down the holiday lights, help keep thousands of pounds of wire, plastic and light bulbs out of the landfill by recycling any that are broken.

In the Kansas City region, RecycleSpot.org lists 44 locations that will recycle holiday lights, including:

Advantage Metals Recycling, 3005 Manchester Trafficway, Kansas City, MO
Advantage Metals, […]

Save energy costs with Time of Use Plan

Evergy customers can save on electric energy costs and access more renewable energy with a new Time of Use Plan that encourages shifting energy use to non-peak times.

The new plan is optional and encourages customers to shift their electricity usage away from Evergy’s peak time of 4-8 p.m. to later in the evening, early morning […]