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Proposed KCI solar farm could power 70,000 homes

Vacant land at Kansas City International Airport has the capacity to support the largest municipal solar installation in the country and power 70,000 homes, according to a new feasibility study released June 21.

The report shows that 3,100 acres of vacant land at the new Kansas City International Airport could be developed for a solar farm that produces […]

Treat dad to a fishing adventure for Father’s Day

Surprise dad this Father’s Day with a fun, fishing expedition. Find free loaner gear and free fishing events, including a two-day catfish clinic and a fishing excursion on the Missouri River.

If you already know the basics of fishing, but don’t have all the gear, you can borrow it for free from the Missouri Department of Conservation’s […]

How can you “upcycle” old clothes into new?

Tap your creativity and learn how to transform your old clothes into new from an internationally known “upcycler” who has inspired designers to adopt a more sustainable approach to fashion.

Francisca Gajardo will be in Kansas City from Iquique, Chile in June to lead workshops at The Sewing Lab, a non-profit organization that teaches sewing and […]

Nominate neighbors for KC Green Award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working on a community garden, a recycling initiative, an energy-efficiency project, vacant lot repurposing or other Earth-friendly idea?

The city of Kansas City, MO is calling for nominations for its KC Green Neighborhood Recognition Program. As part of the city’s KC Green initiative, this program recognizes neighborhoods that have implemented sustainable […]

Solarize KC offers up to 25% solar discounts

A new Kansas City metro-area coalition is launching a Solarize KC initiative that will offer up to 25-percent discounts for solar and battery storage installations.

The program will provide volume discount pricing for both home and business solar installations throughout the metro area in both Missouri and Kansas. Final discounts will be determined by the number of installations, […]