Environment Articles

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

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.