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Try “winter sowing” to start your garden now

Even in the bitter cold months of winter, you can start planting your spring garden outside using these ideas for homemade, mini greenhouses made from recycled containers.

Winter sowing is a method of starting seeds early in homemade, mini greenhouses made from empty milk jugs. The process is inexpensive, uses recycled materials, requires no electricity, produces […]

Promote your green events for free

Greenability offers a free, online calendar listing for events that encourage environmental sustainability, resiliency and restorative living ideas.

Events can be related to organic food, energy-efficiency, recycling, renewable energy, zero-waste, native plant gardening, nature, resilient living and many other environmental topics. To be considered for a listing, in-person events should be held within a 100-mile radius […]

Tiny homes to offer refuge during COVID-19 & beyond

See how an innovative, sustainably designed, village of tiny homes will offer a safe space for families who are homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic and in the future.

Dan Rockhill, founder of the University of Kansas Architecture Studio 804 program, will discuss Construction of Tiny Homes at the Lawrence Community Shelter at a free Earth Care […]

Recycle holiday trees, wreaths and greens

Give your natural holiday tree, wreaths and garland a second life by recycling them at one of many locations that will reuse them for landscaping mulch, fish habitat and

erosion control.

Most of the services listed below are in or near the Kansas City metropolitan area and can be found on Mid-America Regional Councils’ RecycleSpot.org. To find tree recycling […]

Recycle personal care product waste

Did you know you can recycle razors, deodorant containers, toothpaste tubes and brushes, and waste from other personal care products?

The Resilient Activist and Compost Collective KC are sponsoring  a recycling drop-off site and pickup services. Personal care product waste will be collected by Compost Collective KC during regular pickup for current customers or at Kansas […]