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See what happens if we stop “shopping”

Join a virtual discussion with the author of The Day the World Stops Shopping, and see how ending excessive buying could save the planet and ourselves.

The Kansas City Public Library will host this free, live virtual event at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 21. To register, go to Kansas City Public Library. After the event, the interview […]

Take the Plastic Free Challenge in July

This month join a global movement to reduce plastic waste on our streets, in our oceans and in landfills by taking the Plastic Free Challenge.

More than 120-million people worldwide have already committed to reducing their disposable plastic use during July and beyond. To join in, find local events in your city, and get plastic-free tips, […]

Celebrate July 4th with a lighter footprint

This Fourth of July weekend, invite your family and friends to a fun celebration that also reduces your impact on the environment. Here are four ideas to get you started.

Traditionally, Independence Day is full of fireworks, barbecue and outdoor activities that Americans look forward to every year. However, lighting the skies of your neighborhood with […]

Learn how to build your own composter

Explore a new way of composting and help build a Johnson-Su compost bioreactor at these free Hands-On Compost Workshops.

Marty Kraft will lead workshops two workshops this weekend from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, June 12 at The Light Center, 1542 Woodson Road, Baldwin City, KS and from 12 – 4 p.m., Sunday, June 13 at the Antioch […]

Recycle razors, toothbrushes and more

This weekend you can recycle razors, toothpaste tubes and brushes, deodorant containers and waste from other personal care products at two locations.

The Resilient Activist and Compost Collective KC are sponsoring recycling drop-off sites and pickup services. Personal care product waste will be collected by Compost Collective KC for current customers during regular pickup or at […]