Environment Articles

July 12, 2024 | Posted in Environment
A young person places plastic bottles in a recycling bin

Recycling is confusing, especially when it comes to plastics.

July 9, 2024 | Posted in Environment
Attendees of Rounding Up the Circular Economy event

Key community stakeholders recently gathered at Keystone CoLab in the east Crossroads to hear keynote speaker and biomimicry expert Margo Farnsworth discuss lessons from the natural world and how they can be applied to the region's "circular economy."

July 3, 2024 | Posted in Environment

Help keep pollution levels down

July 1, 2024 | Posted in Environment

Three committee seats are open

June 5, 2024 | Posted in Environment
Speaker gives presentation on stormwater standards

The Manual of Best Management Practices for Storm Water Quality provides guidance for land development practices within the region.

June 5, 2024 | Posted in Environment
Graduating cohort of Rising Trades accelerator program stand with completion certificates alongside program leaders

This milestone coincides with the launch of its third rising trades contractor accelerator cohort.

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.