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Share comments on new KC Climate Plan

The city of Kansas City, MO has been working for months on a new KC Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan, and now it’s time to share your comments.

The planning process included community workshops and several opportunities for public input for a plan that sets climate protection goals through 2040. The draft version is open for public […]

Recycle electronics at an event near you

Used computers, monitors, TVs, microwaves, gaming systems and more can be recycled at several electronic waste recycling events in April.

Parkville Electronics Recycling Event

Parkville will host an electronics recycling event from 9 a.m. – noon on Saturday, April 2 in Platte Landing Park, 300 Main Street, Parkville, MO. This event is open to everyone. Essentially anything […]

Do something rotten for Mother Earth

Join Cultivate KC, local farmers, composting experts and Eco Elvis at Compost Fest for a day-long extravaganza of composting work, fun and education.

The day begins at 9 a.m., Saturday, March 19 at the Westport Commons Farm, 300 E. 39th St., Kansas City, MO. Volunteers will work until noon helping Missouri Organic Recycling build a large […]

Redesign your home for healthier, resilient living

After another year of working from home and sheltering against more extreme weathers, many homeowners are looking for ways to make their dwellings more climate resilient, energy efficient and healthy.

So, what once might have been a basic remodeling project, can now be an opportunity to prepare homes for climate challenges.

“It’s time to bring more awareness […]

Find great deals on tree seedlings for spring

In most parts of the country, the ground will be thawing soon, and it will be time to plant trees. If you’re looking for native tree seedlings, you can find some great deals at your state conservation department.

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) offers native tree and shrub seedlings for as little as 22 cents […]