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Are you ready for alternatives to plastic?

Green America is looking for innovative small businesses that are producing alternatives to plastic. You can help them by nominating a company for the Green America’s People and Planet Awards.

Two small-business winners will receive $5,000 each to support their efforts to counter the deluge of plastic pollution. Nominees must either produce a product that is an […]

Meet the farmers at Eat Local & Organic Expo

Snatch up early seedlings, fresh greens, free-range meat and eggs, and connect with local farmers at the Kansas City Food Circle’s Eat Local & Organic Expo on Saturday, March 23.

At this 21st annual event, farmers will be offering seasonal community supported agriculture (CSA) memberships that provide weekly shares of their harvests. There will also be […]

Volunteer to plant trees in the Northland

Help the Heartland Tree Alliance plant more trees in the Northland by becoming a volunteer this spring.

Volunteers are needed to help plant trees in these neighborhoods:

• 1 – 4 p.m., Saturday, March 16

Northbrook Neighborhood, 7432 N. March Road, near Shoal Creek Parkway and I-435 in Kansas City, MO

• 1 – 4 p.m., Saturday, March 23

Amber […]

Score a big discount on electric vehicles

KCP&L and Westar utility customers and employees can qualify for a $3,500 discount on a new 2019 Nissan Leaf and a $1,000 discount on a 2019 Chevy Bolt for a limited time through a partnership with the KCP&L Clean Charge Network.

These plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) are also eligible for up to a $7,500 federal tax […]

Gain city bicycling skills and confidence

If commuting by bike seems daunting, sign up for Confident City Cycling and get tips and tricks to safely ride on city streets at a BikeWalkKC workshop.

This three-class series will be held from 6 – 8:30 p.m. on these Thursday nights: August 19, 26 and April 2. Participants will learn new concepts for navigating streets and […]