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Get $1 deals at KU Reuse Treasure Sale

More than 5,000 items discarded by KU students will be on sale in a massive recycling effort at the KU Reuse Treasure Sale.

At the end of each academic year when students move out of University of Kansas dormitories, Lawrence Creates Makerspace works with KU to collect discarded items of all kinds. Volunteers then spend the […]

Volunteer & donate at Habitat ReStore

Help Habitat ReStore support affordable housing by volunteering at a store or donating new or gently used residential building materials, household furniture and appliances.

There are several opportunities to volunteer at Habitat ReStore, including helping customers, stocking items, unloading trucks and pricing materials for sale. You can volunteer individually or as group or community.

ReStore locations collect […]

Get a $3,000 discount on Nissan Leaf EV

KCP&L customers and employees can qualify for a $3,000 discount on a new 2018 Nissan Leaf through a partnership with the KCP&L Clean Charge Network and Nissan.

The rebate was extended from earlier this summer and is available through September 30 at Kansas City area Nissan dealers. Additionally, EV buyers are eligible for up to a […]

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, computers and even student desks for your home.

Before you head out to buy new supplies, take stock […]

Discover a Festival of Butterflies

Experience the world of a pollinator at the annual Festival of Butterflies at Powell Gardens.

Visitors can walk among hundreds of butterflies and a jungle of nectar and host plants in the Martha Jane Phillips Starr Butterfly Conservatory during the exhibit which is open during regular garden hours through Sunday, August 12.

A new, permanent sculpture designed […]