Declutter & do good at Un-Dumpster Days

If it’s time to get rid of extra stuff at home, round up your unwanted — but still usable — household items, electronics and clothing, and donate everything to charities at Un-Dumpster Day.

Re.Use.Full, a website that connects your used items with non-profit organizations that can rehome them, is hosting two upcoming Un-Dumpster Days in Kansas City, KS on […]

Curbside recycling: What you can and can’t recycle in the metro

Learn how to recycle at home, what items can go in your recycling bin, and what items should be trashed.
There are new guidelines for curbside recycling in the Kansas City metro., a program of the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Solid Waste Management District, has updated the regional recycling guidelines alongside local recycling haulers and […]

August 30th, 2023|Recycling, Sustainability, Zero Waste|1 Comment

Back to school: 8 ideas for sustainable school supplies

As the kids get ready to head back to school, here are eight ways to start the year with sustainable and low-waste school supplies, clothes and lunches.
1.Take stock of what you already have
First things first. Before you start shopping, take stock of what is still usable from last year. Reuse leftover supply when possible. Donate […]

August 8th, 2023|Green Tip, Recycling, School, Sustainability, Zero Waste|0 Comments

Recycle electronics at free events

If you have electronics that are no longer in use, give them a second life or recycle them responsibly at upcoming events.

Recycle old and broken electronics in Leawood and Overland Park this Saturday, July 29 at free drop-off events. Nearly anything with a plug will be accepted. Fees will apply for some items.
Upcoming events
Electronic Recycling Event […]

July 25th, 2023|Recycling|0 Comments

Have you taken the Pesky Plastics Quiz?

During Plastic Free July, people in Kansas City and around the globe are saying no to single-use plastic.

Find out how you can reduce plastic this July by taking the Pesky Plastics Quiz.

The 5-minute quiz, created by Plastic Free July, walks you through your daily consumer choices to reflect on what you are already doing to reduce plastic, […]

July 18th, 2023|Recycling, Zero Waste|1 Comment