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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 […]

Recycle almost everything at Recycling Extravaganza

You can recycle your old computers, shoes, garden tools, beds, furniture, clothes, light bulbs, bikes, dog kennels, building materials, wheelchairs, toys and more at the Overland Park Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, September 7.

The recycling collection is open to everyone, including non-residents, and will accept many items that are more difficult to recycle. It will be […]

Attend Climate Action Summit for free

Sign up to attend free Climate Action Summit sessions with Paul Hawken, U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids and Mayor Quinton Lucas at this sold-out event.

Hawken, an internationally known environmentalist and author of Drawdown, a plan to reverse global warming, will headline a full-day Metro KC Climate Action Summit on Saturday, September 14. More than 500 people have […]

Track your carbon footprint on EcoCRED

You can track many of your daily habits and see how small changes can reduce your carbon footprint when you use the free EcoCRED app.

The average carbon footprint, the amount of carbon emitted per person, is 95.4 pounds of Co2 per day in the United States.

By paying attention to small daily habits, the EcoCRED community […]

Try 7 easy ways to green your dorm room

Want to make your life on campus more eco-friendly? Stand up for our climate with these simple tricks to conserve power, water, and food.

Shower shoes? Check. Extra-long sheets? Yep. Energy efficiency checklist? No worries—we’ve got you covered there. If you’re one of the nation’s 12.1 million full-time undergraduate college students, you no doubt have a […]