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Kansas City plans for all-electric fleet

The city of Kansas City, MO announced that it is committing to an all-electric fleet for new vehicle purchases as part of its’ pledge to be carbon neutral citywide by 2040.

“This is a big and bold step toward cleaner air, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and decreasing the city’s dependence on fossil fuels,” said Kansas City Manager Brian […]

Care for urban trees as a Treekeeper

Tap into the world of trees and learn from arborists and urban foresters about their care. The Heartland Tree Alliance TreeKeepers will host a series of classes beginning Thursday, September 9.

The goal of TreeKeepers is to provide a corps of trained volunteers as a resource for local municipalities, school districts and neighborhood associations to lead […]

KC Chiefs connect teams to sustainable solutions

While Kansas City Chiefs’ fans are gearing up for a new season, management is working behind the scenes on partnerships for energy efficiency, waste reduction and social justice issues.

The Chiefs and the Green Sports Alliance are hosting the Kansas City Sports & Sustainability Symposium on Tuesday, August 17 for teams from across the region. This one-day event […]

See what happens if we stop “shopping”

Join a virtual discussion with the author of The Day the World Stops Shopping, and see how ending excessive buying could save the planet and ourselves.

The Kansas City Public Library will host this free, live virtual event at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 21. To register, go to Kansas City Public Library. After the event, the interview […]

Celebrate July 4th with a lighter footprint

This Fourth of July weekend, invite your family and friends to a fun celebration that also reduces your impact on the environment. Here are four ideas to get you started.

Traditionally, Independence Day is full of fireworks, barbecue and outdoor activities that Americans look forward to every year. However, lighting the skies of your neighborhood with […]