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KC printer is first to achieve top zero waste level

How does a company that uses tons of paper, gallons of ink and truckloads of packaging become the first printer in the U.S. to achieve the highest zero waste certification?

Posty Cards and PrintForest used many strategies to achieve the U.S. Green Building Council’s TRUE® Platinum Zero Waste certification and become the first printing facility in […]

Join a virtual Climate Reality Leadership Training

Do you want to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? The Climate Reality Leadership Project is now accepting applications for its first virtual training program.

Due to COVID-19, the next training will be held virtually over nine days from July 18-26. The program will include a minimum of 14 hours of […]

EPA Green Internships can lead to jobs

Are you interested in working for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)?

Recent college graduates can get environmental work experience through a one-year EPA Green Interns Program that makes them eligible for full-time EPA positions nationwide. Through the program, interns receive mentoring, formal interactive training and a career development plan. After completing the program, interns are eligible for […]

Nominate neighbors for a green award

Is your Kansas City neighborhood working on a community garden, recycling project, energy efficiency, repurposing vacant lots or other Earth-friendly projects?

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 practices.

Registered neighborhoods can […]

Become a citizen scientist with an app

You can help scientists track plastic pollution and air quality as part of Earth Challenge 2020 by making simple observations from your home and recording them on a phone app.

The Earth Day Network, Wilson Center and U.S. Department of State are partnering on a global citizen science initiative to demonstrate how small acts of science […]