Environment Articles

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

June 14, 2022 | Posted in Environment
Hot sun, clouds and very hot thermometer

As the region faces rising temperatures, cooling centers offer a reprieve from the heat.

April 20, 2022 | Posted in Environment
Earth Day 2022 illustration with recycling logo and recyclable items

Earth Day is on Friday and we hope you join us in taking steps to protect the environment—this week and every week.  

March 1, 2022 | Posted in Environment
Sunny blue sky with light clouds

March 1 is the beginning of ozone season. Know what to do to protect your health and reduce pollution in the event of an Ozone Alert. 

February 8, 2022 | Posted in Environment
EPA Food Recovery Challenge 2021 Regional Award

The EPA Region 7 has recognized the MARC Solid Waste Management District for its notable achievements and innovations in the EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge.

December 21, 2021 | Posted in Environment
Christmas tree recycling location

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