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Is a real or artificial Christmas tree more eco-friendly?

This time of year, the question is almost always asked. Is a real or artificial Christmas tree the most environmentally responsible?

There are many reasons why real Christmas trees are more eco-friendly. Real trees are both a renewable and biodegradable natural resource. On average, it takes about seven years to raise a Christmas tree to marketable […]

Save energy costs with Time of Use Plan

Evergy customers can save on electric energy costs and access more renewable energy with a new Time of Use Plan that encourages shifting energy use to non-peak times.

The new plan is optional and encourages customers to shift their electricity usage away from Evergy’s peak time of 4-8 p.m. to later in the evening, early morning […]

Get a deal on energy-efficient lighting

As we enter the dark days of winter, residents of Missouri can get a discount on energy-efficient LED bulbs through a limited Evergy deal.

Evergy, formerly KCP&L, is offering 12 LED bulbs for $10 to encourage residents to switch to energy-efficient lighting. The online flash sale is available until Friday, December 6 at Evergy.

The Natural Resources […]

Students plan nationwide climate rallies

Students around the country will continue calling for government action on climate change at rallies on Friday, December 6. To find a rally near you, go to Sunrise Movement.

Students are supporting 15 year-old Greta Thunberg who last year sat in front of the Swedish Parliament every school day for three weeks to protest the lack […]

Shop locally for holiday gifting

As the holiday shopping season kicks into full gear this week, skip the big-box frenzy on Black Friday and share a more eco-friendly day on Local Business Saturday.

Across the country, local retailers will be celebrating Small Business Saturday on November 30. Shoppers can find local stores near them by entering their city or zip code in […]