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Sustainable living for your home, work and family.

New apartments cut energy costs by 92 percent

The world’s largest Passive House Institute certified project opens in August with 282 luxury apartments that will operate on 92-percent less energy than comparable buildings.

Second + Delaware apartments in the Kansas City’s River Market area were designed to be highly energy efficient for low-cost heating and cooling. The triple-glazed windows and 16-inch walls help the […]

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 […]

Recycle electronics at Laptop Challenge

Join forces with the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank to get used laptops into the hands of those who need them by donating old computers to the Employer Laptop Challenge.

The advent of COVID-19 has widened the digital divide, making it more difficult than ever for those who cannot afford a computer to home school their […]

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 […]

Find online native plant sales & curbside pickup

It’s time to plant natives, and despite spring sale event cancellations, you can still order your favorite native flowers, shrubs and trees online or by phone for curbside pickup.

To find a native plant nursery or sale anywhere in the U.S., visit the Plant Native Directory or  Choose Natives for options by city, county and state.

Here […]