The holidays have ended, and if you haven’t done so already, the decorations will come down soon. It’s the perfect time to recycle holiday lights, trees, greenery, and even batteries and glass. These items are not accepted in curbside recycling bins. So to keep them out of the landfill, look for these easy recycling solutions […]
When the pine needles start to drop, it’s time to give your holiday trees, wreaths and garland a second life.
Area communities offer residents a number of ways to recycle them — not only keeping them out of landfills, but also reusing them for a variety of purposes, including mulch, trail surfaces, erosion control, landscaping and […]
This holiday season shop for local, handcrafted, eco-friendly and fair-trade gifts at a dozen pop-up sales, holiday fairs and farmers’ markets throughout the Kansas City / Lawrence area.
Here are some great options:
KC CLAY GUILD HOLIDAY SALE POTTERY TOUR
Friday, December 2, 5 – 9 p.m.
Saturday, December 3, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, December 4, 11 a.m. – […]
Before the Thanksgiving turkey heads into the oven, many of you will be thinking about putting up a Christmas tree. To be eco-friendly — should it be real, artificial or something else?
Most experts agree a real Christmas tree is more eco-friendly than artificial, but both come with environmental impacts.
For a truly zero-waste option, […]
Are you looking at a growing pile of fallen leaves? Here’s how to take advantage of this season’s gardener’s “gold,” get free fertilizer for next year’s garden, and help slow climate change by sequestering carbon in the soil.
“This leaf season offers an opportunity to take action to slow global warming in our own yards,” says […]