Pollution Prevention Intern Program — Now Accepting Applications for Host Companies The Pollution Prevention Institute, or PPI, part of Kansas State University Engineering Extension, is now accepting applications to host a pollution prevention intern for summer 2020. During their 10-week placements, interns will research and develop projects for their host companies that will prevent pollution … Continued
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Volunteer, Ongoing: Wednesday – Saturday, Red Bridge Recycling Center
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Volunteer, Ongoing: Wednesday-Saturday, Pleasant Valley Recycling Center
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Event: GBN Breakfast at Hallmark – Growing Together
Heartland Tree Alliance
Event: OrchardKeepers Workshop
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Community Recycling Center
Volunteer this summer with BTG at the Red Bridge Community Recycling Center, located at 5200 E. Red Bridge Rd in KCMO. Shifts available include: Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday from 10:30 AM – 2 PM. Saturday shifts are 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM or 1 – 5 PM. Min age: 8 with parent. Volunteer alone at 14 yrs.
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A Green Business Network Member Spotlight Meet Jenny Fine, owner of K-9 Cabin LLC and member of the Green Business Network. We recently chatted with Jenny to learn more about how she’s incorporating sustainability into her doggie daycare business and her message for others wanting to make a difference. For Jenny Fine, when … Continued
1) Ishmael by Daniel Quinn, which offers the most convincing explanation I’ve ever seen as to why our global civilization is wrecking the world. It’s written as a novel but most certainly addresses our culture. 2) This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein 3) Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey 4) Bringing Nature Home by Doug Tallamy 5) Planting in … Continued
Bar K is a destination bar, restaurant and dog park located on the Kansas City riverfront directly to the west of Berkley Riverfront Park. Utilizing property adjacent and under the Heart of America Bridge, Bar K launched its riverfront location in August of 2018. In just one year, this unique business has attracted over 175,000 people and 130,000 dogs to … Continued
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