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Is a real or artificial Christmas tree more eco-friendly?

This time of year, the question is almost always asked. Is a real or artificial Christmas tree the most environmentally responsible?

There are many reasons why real Christmas trees are more eco-friendly. Real trees are both a renewable and biodegradable natural resource. On average, it takes about seven years to raise a Christmas tree to marketable […]

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 […]

Shop locally for holiday gifting

As the holiday shopping season kicks into full gear this week, skip the big-box frenzy on Black Friday and share a more eco-friendly day on Local Business Saturday.

Across the country, local retailers will be celebrating Small Business Saturday on November 30. Shoppers can find local stores near them by entering their city or zip code in […]

Feast on locally grown food this holiday season

Thanksgiving is the official start of holiday celebrations that are full of good food and family get-togethers. This season, source local food using these resources in cities across the country.

Bringing at least one locally raised or grown food to the table during the season helps your community thrive by supporting local farmers. Compared to store bought food, local […]

Learn local solutions to worldwide climate crisis

Learn local solutions to worldwide climate crisis

Climate Reality Leaders will be offering practical solutions to climate change at local 24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action events around the world.

More than 20,000 volunteers have been trained as Climate Reality Leaders by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and a team of international scientists. Some of them will […]