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KC passes Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan

Kansas City set a roadmap for drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions with approval of a new Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan.

City leaders, city staff, professional consultants and the KC Climate Protection Steering Committee comprised of neighborhood, community and regional leaders developed the 133-page plan which was approved by the KC City Council on August 25.

“Climate action cannot […]

Recycle electronics at these free events

Give your unused and older electronics a second life or recycle them responsibly at six electronic recycling events in the Kansas City metro area and at nationwide locations.

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

Launch the school year with 9 eco-friendly tips

As the kids get ready to head back to school, here are nine ways to start the year with more environmentally friendly school supplies, clothes and lunches.

Before you head out to the store or online to buy new supplies, take stock of what is still usable from last year. Donate items you can’t use […]

Recycle personal care products & more

You can recycle razors, deodorant containers, toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes, plastic food pouches, baby food packaging and more and at Scraps KC.

All packaging needs to be clean and dry. The non-profit will accept these items during regular business hours:

All brands of blades and razors, including systems and disposable units, replaceable-blade cartridge units, rigid plastic packaging and […]

Celebrate July 4th with a lighter footprint

This Fourth of July weekend invite your family and friends to celebrate with these Earth friendly ideas for your outdoor activities.

Traditionally, Independence Day is full of fireworks, barbecue and outdoor activities that Americans look forward to every year. However, lighting the skies of your neighborhood with fireworks and overloading landfills with disposable party ware has […]