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Try 7 easy ways to green your dorm room

College students may be spending more time than usual in their dorm rooms as a COVID-19 precaution, so make it more eco-friendly with these ideas to conserve power, water and food.

Shower shoes? Check. Extra-long sheets? Yep. Energy efficiency checklist? No worries—we’ve got you covered there. If you’re one of the nation’s 12.1 million full-time undergraduate […]

Start the school year with 12 eco-friendly ideas

Whether the kids are learning in a school building or at home, here are ideas you can use for greener supplies, computers, clothes, lunches and even face masks as communities continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

This school year, you may be looking for washable face masks for kids headed to the classroom. If you […]

Recycle electronics at Laptop Challenge

Join forces with the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank to get used laptops into the hands of those who need them by donating old computers to the Employer Laptop Challenge.

The advent of COVID-19 has widened the digital divide, making it more difficult than ever for those who cannot afford a computer to home school their […]

Earth Day Festival moves to online events

This year, Americans will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, and in Kansas City the 2020 Earth Festival will be transformed into live and interactive online events in response to the threat of COFID-19.

Organizers decided to change Earth Festival to a new EF20Online event to provide a safe way for participants […]

Nominate an unsung recycling hero

Would you like to honor someone who is a true champion for recycling? The Global Recycling Foundation is looking for adults, children, groups and organizations for its #RecyclingHeroes competition.

“Whether we are the humblest individual or the greatest leader, the responsible use of the materials around us, and the championing of recycled goods from the plastics […]