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Where are the greenest colleges and universities ?

If you’re looking for a green college or university, here’s where you can find campuses with the most substantial sustainability initiatives and the best environmental studies programs.

The ninth annual Princeton Review’s Guide to 399 Green Colleges ranks colleges according to their sustainability efforts and environmental studies programs, and can be accessed for free.

The College of the Atlantic […]

Tour solar homes at more than 800 sites nationwide

More than 800 homes and businesses powered by solar will showcase their energy savings at open houses and tours in 47 states. To find a list of homes and businesses near you, go to National Solar Tour.

The majority of tours will take place Friday, October 4 through Sunday, October 6. Here are some of the tours […]

Get girlfriends together for cycling class

Join the Women Bike KC Initiative and learn how to confidently cycle on urban streets, fix a flat tire and maintain your bike for a safe ride.

BikeWalkKC is hosting two classes to help more women feel confident in cycling in the city.

Women+ Confident City Cyclingis an intensive, hands-on course that covers the state and local […]

Encourage students to walk to school

Schools across the country will help students skip the car or bus ride and walk or bike to school for International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 2.

Events are planned across the country to encourage students, schools and neighborhoods to join the citywide effort. Schools can participate with walking school buses, assemblies and rallies, mileage clubs, […]

Cut energy costs by 20% with free trees

For a limited time, targeted Kansas City, MO residents can qualify for up to two free trees through an Energy-Saving Trees partnership designed to help residents reduce summertime cooling bills.

Bridging the Gap (BTG), KCPL (Evergy), the U.S. Forest Service, and Arbor Day Foundation will be giving away trees from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, September 28 […]