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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»

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»

Earth Day is April 22

Hands holding seedlingTime for people around the world to celebrate the earth and renew our commitment to building a safer, healthier and cleaner world. Earth Day provides an opportunity to take on new actions or revitalize existing ones. Let us point you in the right direction. More»

New 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.