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Try 7 easy ways to green your dorm room

Want to make your life on campus more eco-friendly? Stand up for our climate with these simple tricks 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 college students, you no doubt have a […]

Play the Ready, Set, Sort! recycling game

You can learn the basics about what’s recyclable with the new Ready, Set, Sort! recycling game developed by the city of Olathe, KS.

Although developed for Olathe residents, this free game can teach many of the basic rules of handling recycling, trash and household hazardous waste. During the game, players must sort everyday materials into the correct […]

Go back to school in eco-friendly style

As you head out for back-to-school shopping, consider these 12 ideas for reducing waste, reusing and recycling to make it easier on you and the environment.

Here are a dozen tips for more sustainable school supplies, lunches, clothes, and computers.

Before you head out to buy new supplies, take stock of what is still usable from […]

Preview plans for Solar Decathlon House

Get a first look at plans for the 2020 Solar Decathlon House designed by students to attract millennials who want greener, less expensive housing.

Students on the Solar House Design Team at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, MO are working on their 2020 entry in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Their design […]

Tour the Beanstalk Children’s Garden

Children can taste the ripe fruits and vegetables and learn about healthy food, nutrition, insects and plants at the Beanstalk Children’s Garden.

The 14,500-square foot garden contains more than 300 plant varieties that grow in themed gardens to encourage learning. As part of Kansas City Community Gardens, the children’s garden was developed with a curriculum designed […]