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Leaders and organizers work to reduce illegal dumping’s negative impacts

Illegal dumping is often overwhelming, not only in quantity, but also in how it affects people who are forced to live around it.
By Sarah Benal, Heartland Conservation Alliance

There is a big difference between illegal dumping and littering. Littering is often simply scattered articles of […]

Bus, bike or walk to the Super Bowl parade

To celebrate the Super Bowl win, Chiefs fans will flock downtown for the Chiefs Kingdom Champions Parade. Here’s how you can get there car-free (or almost) and avoid driving, waiting, parking, more waiting and burning countless gallons of gas and CO2.

Plot your route and start early for the 12 p.m. parade start time. Cell […]

February 14th, 2023|Biking, Event, Green Tip, Transportation|0 Comments

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these 10 sweet ideas

If you’re looking for a unique way to show your love this Valentine’s Day, consider these local experiences and gift ideas that celebrate the holiday.

From heart-shaped pasta to adopting a baby rhino, there’s a love story behind each idea.

1. Getaway to Weston  |  Green Dirt Farms
Green Dirt Farm is celebrating the holiday with a […]

February 8th, 2023|Event, Local and Organic Food, Local artisans, Nature|0 Comments

Donate old bikes for a good cause

Do you have an old bike or two ready for a new home? It’s a good time to declutter and donate them to a worthy cause. 

Local organizations need bike donations for youth and adult earn-a-bike programs, and to provide affordable bicycle transportation to those in need. Consider donating soon before peak biking weather.

Here are local […]

‘Super Bowl of Service’ picks up litter

To celebrate the road to the Super Bowl, youth in Kansas City and Philadelphia gathered for a Super Bowl of Service trash pickup event. 

Kansas City volunteers collected 9 bags of trash near Arrowhead Stadium at the Rock Island Trail on Saturday, February 4 as part of the “Volunteer for 15” challenge. 

“Volunteer for 15” is a […]

February 8th, 2023|Children, Collaboration, Get involved|0 Comments