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Need to recycle household hazardous waste?

If you’ve been stockpiling old paint cans, motor oil, batteries or chemicals, load them up for a safe disposal at one of these free, household hazardous waste events.

The Mid-America Regional Council Solid Waste Management District will host five mobile events to collect household hazardous waste for residents of 34 participating communities in Cass, Clay, Jackson, […]

Care for urban trees as a Treekeeper

Tap into the world of trees and learn from arborists and urban foresters about their care. The Heartland Tree Alliance TreeKeepers will host a series of classes beginning Thursday, September 9.

The goal of TreeKeepers is to provide a corps of trained volunteers as a resource for local municipalities, school districts and neighborhood associations to lead […]

Explore the Missouri River on a float adventure

Immerse yourself in the Missouri River Valley and explore historic river towns along its shores with Paddle MO on its annual float trip down the Missouri River.

Stream Teams United is hosting this 100-mile float trip down North America’s longest river with options for weekend and week-long river excursions. The week-long excursion will be held September 22 […]

August 23rd, 2021|Conservation, Nature, Recreation, Resilience, Sustainability, Water|0 Comments

Get a free app for fun state park activities

Are you looking for a place to camp, fish, hike or enjoy activities on the water? Download a free app that will help you give you all kinds of fun options in Missouri State Parks.

MO Outdoors will also help you locate the best birdwatching and picnic areas and connect you to area regulations, seasonal information […]

Find an electronic recycling event near you

If you have electronics that are no longer in use, give them a second life or recycle them responsibly at upcoming electronic recycling events in the Kansas City metro area and at nationwide locations.

Most recycling events will take computers, laptops, keyboards, speakers, routers, modems, webcams, network hubs, cell phones, charging cables, phone systems, shredders, fax machines, scanners, […]