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Sustainable living for your home, work and family.

Promote your green events for free

Greenability offers a free, online calendar listing for events that encourage environmental sustainability, resiliency and restorative living ideas.

Events can be related to organic food, energy-efficiency, recycling, renewable energy, zero-waste, native plant gardening, nature, resilient living and many other environmental topics. To be considered for a listing, in-person events should be held within a 100-mile radius […]

Explore 12 city park trails this winter

The weather may be chilly, but there are still lots of ways to get outside and enjoy a local trail.

So bundle up, and explore these 12 Kansas City Parks trails. Click on the links to see videos of each location.

Anita Gorman Park Trail, NE 46th Terrace & N Davidson Ave.
Bannister Park Trail, 9800 […]

Tiny homes to offer refuge during COVID-19 & beyond

See how an innovative, sustainably designed, village of tiny homes will offer a safe space for families who are homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic and in the future.

Dan Rockhill, founder of the University of Kansas Architecture Studio 804 program, will discuss Construction of Tiny Homes at the Lawrence Community Shelter at a free Earth Care […]

Recycle holiday trees, wreaths and greens

Give your natural holiday tree, wreaths and garland a second life by recycling them at one of many locations that will reuse them for landscaping mulch, fish habitat and

erosion control.

Most of the services listed below are in or near the Kansas City metropolitan area and can be found on Mid-America Regional Councils’ RecycleSpot.org. To find tree recycling […]

Start a new tradition with a Christmas Bird Count

This holiday season get the family together for a socially distanced, outdoor gathering, and help the Audubon Society with its annual Christmas Bird Count.

For 121 years, the Audubon Society has been counting winter birds at Christmas Bird Counts across the country. This year the gatherings may be smaller, but everyone can still participate from their […]