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See what happens if we stop “shopping”

Join a virtual discussion with the author of The Day the World Stops Shopping, and see how ending excessive buying could save the planet and ourselves.

The Kansas City Public Library will host this free, live virtual event at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 21. To register, go to Kansas City Public Library. After the event, the interview […]

Take the Plastic Free Challenge in July

This month join a global movement to reduce plastic waste on our streets, in our oceans and in landfills by taking the Plastic Free Challenge.

More than 120-million people worldwide have already committed to reducing their disposable plastic use during July and beyond. To join in, find local events in your city, and get plastic-free tips, […]

Celebrate July 4th with a lighter footprint

This Fourth of July weekend, invite your family and friends to a fun celebration that also reduces your impact on the environment. Here are four ideas to get you started.

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 […]

Find recycled crafts at The Perennial Bee

Discover locally crafted items made from repurposed and recycled materials at The Perennial Bee, a Green Works retail store that supports environmental leadership programs for youth.

The shop is open from 4 – 7 p.m., Friday, June 4 and from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, June 5 and all First Friday weekends at 607 E. 31st […]

Earth Day goes big & virtual again

This Earth Day will be bigger than ever, offering the public the opportunity to join events around the world as it will be mostly virtual again in response to COVID-19.

Here’s how you can join in. Earth Day will be celebrated with live, interactive events in Kansas City and worldwide. So, participants can safely attend from […]