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Grant call for waste reduction, reuse and recycling projects

BinnyOne of the most important things the MARC Solid Waste Management District does is provide financial support to organizations in our region for projects that reduce the material we send to landfills.
Pre-applications are due on July 2. Attend one of our grant information sessions to help with your pre-application and proposal: Tuesday, June 10 or Friday, June 13. Learn more about SWMD grants»

Solar Ready Initiative honored at conference

On Feb. 2, MARC’s Solar Ready program received a Solar Advocacy Award from the Missouri Solar Energy Industries Association (MOSEIA) at the organization’s annual conference held in Kansas City, Mo. The award is in recognition of MARC’s efforts to facilitate solar installations in the region. More»

Explore KC on Your Bike

The MARC Regional Trails and Bikeways Map is printed on waterproof paper, and is virtually indestructable. In addition to a comprehensive map of the bike trails in our region, the map has tips about bike safety, sharing the road, sharing the trail, pedestrian safety and driver safety. Request a bike map»

HHW Shouldn't go in the trash

HHW logoA typical home can contain a vast array of household hazardous wastes (HHW). Products like paint, oil, batteries and pesticides shouldn’t be tossed into regular trash. Each year, the MARC Solid Waste Management District hosts a series of HHW collection events in participating communities. Learn how to dispose of your HHW properly» or find an event near you»

Residential Energy Calculator 

You can easily calculate your home's energy efficiency with a new web-based calculator on Once you have entered your home's information, you can save your results and compare your usage over time. The calculator will also provide tips on how to decrease your overall energy usage.