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Learn local solutions to worldwide climate crisis

Learn local solutions to worldwide climate crisis

Climate Reality Leaders will be offering practical solutions to climate change at local 24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action events around the world.

More than 20,000 volunteers have been trained as Climate Reality Leaders by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and a team of international scientists. Some of them will […]

Check out America Recycles Day events

Across the country, residents will be able to recycle a variety of items on America Recycles Day, Friday, November 15.

To find an event near you, go to America Recycles Day and search by city or zip code.

In the Kansas City metro area, Downtown Overland Park Downtown and Johnson County Department of Health and Environment will be […]

Mulch, compost & recycle your yard waste

Growing piles of leaves are “gold” for gardeners who take advantage of the free nutrients that can be mulched or composted to replenish lawns and gardens.

Replenish your lawn with grass cycling

One of the easiest ways to reap the benefit of leaves is to leave them on the lawn and mow over them. This can be accomplished […]

Recycle personal care product waste

Did you know you can recycle razors, deodorant containers, toothpaste tubes and waste from other personal care products? The Resilient Activist is sponsoring several recycling drop-off sites through October 31

Personal care product waste will be collected at these sites and shipped to TerraCycle for recycling:

Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS […]

Take a Halloween walk on the wild side

Hike through a bat cave, explore a bone yard in the woodlands or track the treats at these nature-inspired, family-friendly Halloween events this weekend.

HOWLoween: October 18

 Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature’s creatures at HOWLoween in the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center’s outdoor garden from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, October 18.

This free Missouri Department […]