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Find easy holiday recycling near you

The holidays have ended, and if you haven’t done so already, the decorations will come down soon. It’s the perfect time to recycle holiday lights, trees, greenery, and even batteries and glass. These items are not accepted in curbside recycling bins. So to keep them out of the landfill, look for these easy recycling solutions […]

January 4th, 2023|Electronic recycling, Green Tip, Recycling, Zero Waste|0 Comments

Recycle holiday trees, wreaths and greens

When the pine needles start to drop, it’s time to give your holiday trees, wreaths and garland a second life.

Area communities offer residents a number of ways to recycle them — not only keeping them out of landfills, but also reusing them for a variety of purposes, including mulch, trail surfaces, erosion control, landscaping and […]

Shop local & handcrafted at 12 holiday pop-ups

This holiday season shop for local, handcrafted, eco-friendly and fair-trade gifts at a dozen pop-up sales, holiday fairs and farmers’ markets throughout the Kansas City / Lawrence area.

Here are some great options:

KC CLAY GUILD HOLIDAY SALE POTTERY TOUR

Friday, December 2, 5 – 9 p.m.

Saturday, December 3, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, December 4, 11 a.m. – […]

Try these zero-waste ideas for all those pumpkins

If your Halloween pumpkins are rotting on the porch, here are some zero-waste options and composting events to give them a second life and keep food waste out of the landfill.

Pumpkins make up a large part seasonal food waste between Halloween and Thanksgiving. According to the US Department of Energy, most of the 1.3-billion pounds of pumpkins […]

Find an electronics recycling event near you

Donate your unused or older electronics at one of several recycling events in the Kansas City metro area or at nationwide locations, and give them a second life as refurbished equipment or reusable parts.

Most recycling events will take computers, laptops, keyboards, speakers, routers, modems, webcams, network hubs, cell phones, charging cables, phone systems, shredders, fax […]