Environment Articles

January 5, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Lara Isch, Sustainability Manager for the City of Kansas City, Missouri, presenting her team's efforts in launching the city's Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan (CPRP)

On Dec. 9, regional leaders and advocates packed the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Conference Center in Kansas City, Missouri, to learn about and share climate resiliency success stories in the first in-person event of its kind since 2019.

December 22, 2022 | 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 13, 2022 | Posted in Environment
Sky and clouds

What is ozone and why do we care about it?

November 9, 2022 | Posted in Environment
This is a collage of three pictures from the Green Commute Challenge

RideshareKC's Green Commute Challenge returned for its 14th year this fall, welcoming more than 300 participants from teams around the Kansas City region committed to taking greener ways to work for six weeks.

October 24, 2022 | Posted in Environment
delegation from Clay County pose with MARC staff in front of heart sculpture in the MARC office lobby

Team Clay County (pictured) wins the "Top Plogger" award for largest overall number of volunteers at KC Plogtober.

September 28, 2022 | Posted in Environment
Plogtober Event Sunday, October 16 in Kansas City. Image of two runners picking up trash. www.kcplogtober.com #RunAndClean

MARC Water Quality wants to get residents and workers enjoying our region's parks and spending the day cleaning up park litter as they walk or jog.

September 13, 2022 | Posted in Environment
text reading Green Commute Challenge and person riding bike

MARC NEWS RELEASE: The program’s goal is to reduce the number of single-occupant cars on Kansas City region roads and improve air quality.

August 29, 2022 | Posted in Environment
Resilient Success Stories - True Life Stories from the Kansas City Region

MARC is now accepting submissions for the 2022 Resilient Success Stories Event

July 18, 2022 | Posted in Environment
Sunflower in front of a blue sky

SkyCast forecasts poor air quality tomorrow

July 17, 2022 | Posted in Environment
Sunny blue sky with light clouds

SkyCast forecasts poor air quality tomorrow