Environment Articles

May 8, 2024 | Posted in Environment
Clouds over Kansas City skyline

Last year was active early on – what does this year look like?

April 15, 2024 | Posted in Environment
A young teen holds a recycling bin with various items that can be recycled curbside in Kanas City

In honor of Earth Month, explore these resources from  MARC's Environment program for a cleaner, greener and more sustainable Kansas City region. 

March 19, 2024 | Posted in Environment
An old can of paint in a workshop

What do old paint, automotive fluids, lawn and garden products, cleaners and nail polish have in common? They're all considered household hazardous waste.

February 21, 2024 | Posted in Environment
Crowd gathered at climate planning event showing support by making heart symbols with their hands

Your opinion is needed as the region develops its Priority Climate Action Plan. 

January 22, 2024 | Posted in Environment
Various empty packaging and waste materials

The MARC SWMD seeks proposals that promote waste reduction, reuse, recycling or resource recovery at the local and regional level.

December 22, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Christmas tree recycling location

When the holidays are over and it’s time to take down your natural holiday tree, wreath and garland, give them a second life by recycling them.

December 18, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Speakers Richard Mabion and Jeff Severin sitting at a panel table with microphones

The luncheon's guest speakers emphasized the importance of communication and understanding economic barriers. 

December 5, 2023 | Posted in Environment
People sitting at round tables and looking over documents

A packed Kauffman Foundation Conference Center was host to in-depth discussions from local stakeholders across several key categories for climate action funding.

December 5, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Liberty Memorial with clouds and the skyline

The Kansas City region had more ozone alerts and more days with eight-hour ozone concentration exceedances during the 2023 ozone season than the region has experienced since 2012.

December 4, 2023 | Posted in Environment
A girl looks through a cutout of a recycling symbol

RecycleSpot.org is the Kansas City metro area’s one-stop spot for recycling, reuse and waste reduction information. Now it has a new look, improved functionality and responsive design.