Where can you recycle unusual items?

Many hard-to-recycle items like electronics, books and scrap metal can be recycled at three Kansas City locations.

Bridging The Gap operates the Kansas City, MO recycling centers from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesdays through Saturdays at:

Deramus – 4707 Deramus Ave.
South – 5200 E. Red Bridge Road.
North – Pleasant Valley Park, 5601 NE […]

Hear local experts discuss climate issues

Civic leaders throughout the metro area are working on climate issues and have created free videos for the public on topics ranging from energy to food waste.

Tap into these Climate Conversations video interviews with local experts on the Climate Action KC website to learn about these issues:

Access: Julie Sayers from Climate Action KC […]

Recycle razors & help build a playground

When you recycle disposable razors, blade cartridge units and razor plastic packaging, TerraCycle will help build a playground from recycled materials for a military medical center.

TerraCycle, a waste management company, partners with consumer product companies, retailers and cities to recycle products and packages — from dirty diapers to cigarette butts — that would otherwise end up […]

Overland Park Recycling Center reopens

After being closed for more than two months during the COVID-19 shutdowns, the Overland Park Recycling Center is reopen for drop-off recycling by residents.

The center is located at 11921 Hardy, Overland Park, KS.

Accepted items include:

Corrugated cardboard boxes that are broken down
Paperboard, including cereal or cake mix boxes, soft drink cartons, shiny/slick cardboard and phone […]

Join a virtual Climate Reality Leadership Training

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? The Climate Reality Leadership Project is now accepting applications for its first virtual training program.

Due to COVID-19, the next training will be held virtually over nine days from July 18-26. The program will include a minimum of 14 hours of […]