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Is a real or artificial Christmas tree more eco-friendly?

This time of year, the question is almost always asked. Is a real or artificial Christmas tree the most environmentally responsible?

There are many reasons why real Christmas trees are more eco-friendly. Real trees are both a renewable and biodegradable natural resource. On average, it takes about seven years to raise a Christmas tree to marketable […]

Students plan nationwide climate rallies

Students around the country will continue calling for government action on climate change at rallies on Friday, December 6. To find a rally near you, go to Sunrise Movement.

Students are supporting 15 year-old Greta Thunberg who last year sat in front of the Swedish Parliament every school day for three weeks to protest the lack […]

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 […]

Plant 2 free trees & cut home energy costs

Residents of Kansas City, MO can get two free trees through an Energy-Saving Trees partnership designed to help homeowners reduce their electricity costs during hot summer months.

The program began this summer for select zip codes, but is now open to all KCMO residents until supplies last.

Bridging the Gap (BTG), Evergy (Kansas City Power & Light), the U.S. […]

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 […]