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Olathe launches food compost program

Residents in Olathe, KS can now compost food scraps with a new food waste program. With the free drop-off service, households can help transform food waste into nutrient-rich compost.

After a pilot program this spring, it officially launched to the public this month.

The food waste drop-off site is located at the Olathe Community Recycling Center.

Households can compost meat, bones, eggs, dairy […]

May 17th, 2023|Compost, Press Releases|0 Comments

Kansas City’s new airport terminal celebrates sustainability in a big way

KCI’s new terminal is first in Midwest to achieve LEED Gold certification and second in the country
As the largest single infrastructure project in the city’s history, and with sustainability at the forefront, Kansas City’s new airport terminal has reached new milestones for green building in the region and beyond. 

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) awarded […]

Find easy, low-cost home radon tests

This time of year most of us spend more time indoors where the risk of exposure to air pollutants, including radon, can be significantly higher. 

Radon is a radioactive gas that is linked to lung cancer. It is unnoticeable in homes because you cannot see, taste or smell it. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), […]

January 18th, 2023|Air Quality, Green Homes, Health, Press Releases|0 Comments

Promote eco-efforts in Greenability Weekly

If your company or organization has eco-friendly products, services or events to promote, you can reach Greenability’s targeted audience with your message in Greenability Weekly and on the Greenability website.

Each year, Greenability promotes more sustainability events, services and products than any other local news media, reaching an online audience of 15,000+ weekly subscribers. Eco-friendly products and services help […]

Streetcar takes top environmental award

The Kansas City Streetcar is the first transit project nationally to achieve the top environmental design award for sustainable infrastructure. It is the 17th project overall to win the award.

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) announced the Envision Platinum award last week in Washington, D.C. The streetcar is owned by the City of Kansas City, MO […]

September 13th, 2016|Press Releases, Sustainability, Transportation|3 Comments