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Greenability wins magazine awards

Greenability magazine and its printer, Posty Cards, won Awards of Excellence in the Printing Industries of America Graphic Excellence Awards Competition.

The awards were won in categories for environmentally sound materials and sheetfed magazines.

Greenability is printed on 100-percent, post-consumer fiber text that is Forest Stewardship Council certified. The paper is Elemental Chlorine Free, and the ink […]

May 1st, 2015|Press Releases, Sustainability|2 Comments

Welcome to the new Greenability

After eight years of printing Greenability, we have decided to take the next step in our mission to educate and inspire readers to choose a more sustainable lifestyle. We are transitioning the magazine from a bi-monthly paper format to a new Greenability Weekly email and redesigned Greenability website. Greenability will now be free and available […]

April 22nd, 2015|Get involved, Newsletters, Press Releases|5 Comments

Mayor honors Energy Challenge participants

Mayor Sly James honored two dozen Kansas City property owners and building managers out of 175 businesses that are participating in the mayor’s 2014 Energy Challenge, an initiative to encourage energy efficiency, cost savings and cleaner air in the Kansas City region.

Five companies were cited for managing buildings that qualify for ENERGY STAR® certification, meaning […]

April 21st, 2015|Energy, Energy Efficiency, Press Releases|0 Comments

MARC seeks input on transportation plan

The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) will host six public meetings in April and May to seek public input on Transportation Outlook 2040, the updated metropolitan transportation plan for the Kansas City area.

MARC anticipates that approximately $33 billion will be available for transportation investments in the Kansas City area over the next 25 years. The long-range […]

April 10th, 2015|Get involved, Press Releases, Transportation|0 Comments

Kansas City Region rallies for transit

Local officials, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) and community members will rally to call upon Congress to renew funding for the federal transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), which is set to expire on May 31, 2015. 5th District U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II, Mayor Pro Tem Cindy […]

April 9th, 2015|Get involved, Press Releases, Transportation|0 Comments