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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 […]

How will you celebrate Earth Day this year?

Do you want to learn more about climate solutions, meet electric vehicle owners, recycle electronics, plant a free tree, upcycle scraps or take the kids on a fun eco-adventure?

We’ve found a variety of events for you and your family to celebrate in-person and some online in Kansas City and worldwide over the next two weeks surrounding […]

Share comments on new KC Climate Plan

The city of Kansas City, MO has been working for months on a new KC Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan, and now it’s time to share your comments.

The planning process included community workshops and several opportunities for public input for a plan that sets climate protection goals through 2040. The draft version is open for public […]

Recycle electronics at an event near you

Used computers, monitors, TVs, microwaves, gaming systems and more can be recycled at several electronic waste recycling events in April.

Parkville Electronics Recycling Event

Parkville will host an electronics recycling event from 9 a.m. – noon on Saturday, April 2 in Platte Landing Park, 300 Main Street, Parkville, MO. This event is open to everyone. Essentially anything […]