Environment Articles

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.

October 31, 2023 | Posted in Environment
A group of people at a business table

Community members and stakeholders are invited to participate in engagement opportunities and submit projects

October 30, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Person in wheelchair holding a book. Person standing holding a book. Two boys and a girl playing soccer.

New program will lower utility costs for local organizations, saving critical operational dollars

October 25, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Sun setting through trees with tall grass in the foreground

The Mid-America Regional Council and Climate Action KC are looking for new members to join the 2024-2026 cohort of the Climate and Environment Council. 

October 19, 2023 | Posted in Environment
Expired packaged produce in a dumpster

The comprehensive new plan aims to reduce food waste and create a more sustainable regional food system.