Volunteer, Ongoing: Wednesday-Saturday, Pleasant

Recycling Center Volunteers Wanted! Ongoing, year-round, Wednesday through Saturday Pleasant Valley Recycling Center   This outdoor volunteer opportunity is great for students wanting service-learning credit, retired folks looking to stay active, and passionate recyclers! Volunteers assist the recycling center site manager with various duties, such as breaking down cardboard, assisting patrons, etc. The Pleasant Valley … Continued

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Volunteer, Ongoing: Wednesday – Saturday,

Recycling Center Volunteers Wanted! Ongoing, year-round, Wednesday through Saturday Red Bridge Recycling Center   This outdoor volunteer opportunity is great for students wanting service-learning credit, retired folks looking to stay active, and passionate recyclers! Volunteers assist the recycling center site manager with various duties, such as breaking down cardboard, assisting patrons, etc. The Red Bridge … Continued

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Event: KC WildLands Annual Cedar Tree Event

Kansas City WildLands, in partnership with Johnson County Park & Recreation District, is again offering the public an opportunity to remove invasive red cedars and take them home to decorate for the holidays! When you take home a native cedar tree, you’ll not only make your house smell great, you’ll be helping restore wild places … Continued

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Volunteer: Tree Planting in Santa Fe Hills &

Volunteer with Heartland Tree Alliance to plant street trees in the Santa Fe Hills and Boone Hills neighborhoods near 89th and Main in south Kansas City. Planting shade trees along the street will provide environmental and social benefits to the neighborhood and community as a whole! No prior tree planting experience is necessary. Tools and … Continued

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Volunteer: Envelope Stuffing Party

Join Bridging The Gap to help stuff envelopes to mail out our annual report! We are working Wednesday, November 20, with a morning shift from 9 am-12 pm and an afternoon shift from 1 pm-4 pm. Email volunteer@bridgingthegap.org to sign up for a shift.

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Volunteer: Tree Planting in Hyde Park & Sou

Volunteer with Heartland Tree Alliance to plant street trees in the Hyde Park and Southmoreland neighborhood near 39th Street and Rockhill Road in Kansas City. Planting shade trees along the street will provide environmental and social benefits to the neighborhood and community as a whole! No prior tree planting experience is necessary. Tools and equipment … Continued

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Volunteer: KC WildLands Restoration Day at Jerry

Come on out and meet the prairie! This is a great day to get out on Jackson County’s only remnant prairie and work to restore its health and resiliency – what a wonderful, beautiful way to enjoy a fall day! We’ll hand-cut and stump-treat invading woody plants that threaten the beauty and health of this Kansas City remnant … Continued

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Volunteer: Tree Planting in Amber Meadows Neighb

Volunteer with Heartland Tree Alliance to plant street trees in Amber Meadows neighborhood near I-35 and 291 highway in north Kansas City. Planting shade trees along the street will provide environmental and social benefits to the neighborhood and community as a whole! No prior tree planting experience is necessary. Tools and equipment will be provided.

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Volunteer: Girls on the Run 5K Green Event

Bridging The Gap volunteers will educate attendees about recycling and composting by attending to a waste management station and advising participants which bin to deposit their waste into. Our goal is that none of the waste produced at the event goes to the landfill, making it a “zero-waste-to-landfill” event!

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Event & Volunteer: Health & Harvest Bl

Join Heartland Tree Alliance and community partners at the Health & Harvest Fall Block Party in the Forgotten Homes and 12th Street Heritage neighborhoods. This event will include a tree planting along 12th Street starting at 10:00 AM, followed by family fun with interactive booths, complimentary food and beverages, games and live performances. Event partners: … Continued

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Join the KC WildLands Annual Honeysuckle Battle!

To Battle! Join in our Annual Honeysuckle Battle to help restore Kansas City’s beautiful wild lands. On Saturday, November 2, Kansas City WildLands will host two public work days–one at Ogg Road Prairie in Shawnee Mission Park and one at the Hidden Valley natural area located north of the river. We will be cutting and stump … Continued

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Urgent Volunteer Need: Annual Honeysuckle Battle

Saturday, November 3, 9:00 AM – Noon Annual Honeysuckle Battle Great Group Workday! 2 Locations to Choose From   To Battle!! This is a great workday for groups! We’ll focus on removing invasive exotic honeysuckle and other invasive woody plants from two woodlands (see below for sites) while enjoying the fall beauty of Kansas City’s … Continued

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Meet A Member: Joan Leavens

A Green Business Network Member Spotlight   Meet Joan Leavens, Coordinator of Sustainability and Community Engagement for the Shawnee Mission School District and member of the Green Business Network! We recently chatted with Joan to learn more about her role in leading the district’s sustainability efforts, her current projects and her interest in the GBN. … Continued

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Meet A Member: Joe Ward

A Green Business Network Member Spotlight   Meet the man behind Go Green Recycled Granite in Olathe, Kan., and a new member to the Green Business Network! We recently chatted with Joseph Ward, who co-owns the business with his wife, Mary Jo, to find out how their unique company began, how they use creativity to … Continued

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Meet a Member: Jowler Creek Vineyard & Wine

A Green Business Network Member Spotlight   Jowler Creek Vineyard and Winery is our newest member to the Green Business Network! We recently chatted with Colleen Gerke, co-owner, to find out more about Missouri’s first green winery, what inspires her and what’s next for their sustainability efforts.     Located just 30 minutes north of … Continued

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Volunteer: Northland KCMO, Neighborhood Street T

Friday, December 1, 1:00 – 4:00 PM New Mark Brooking Neighborhood Near Shoal Creek Parkway and N. Oak Trafficway Kansas City, Missouri 64155 Great Opportunity for Corporate Groups!   Volunteer with Heartland Tree Alliance to plant street trees in the northland! These trees will shade the street and sidewalk, provide stormwater retention and pollutant filtration … Continued

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Volunteer: Riparian Seedling Planting, Shoal Cre

Riparian Seedling Planting San Rafael Park, Shoal Creek, Kansas City, MO Tuesday, November 14, 9:00 am – Noon Great for Corporate Groups!   Volunteer with our Heartland Tree Alliance program and plant 50 seedlings with us at San Rafael Park, near Shoal Creek (near World’s of Fun) in Kansas City, Missouri!  Riparian areas are the … Continued

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Volunteer: Line Creek Watershed Litter Cleanup

Saturday, October 14, 9:00 AM – Noon Northland KCMO, Line Creek Watershed Litter Cleanup Barrybrooke Clubhouse 8250 NW Barrybrooke Dr. Kansas City, MO 64151   Volunteer to clean up litter with us in the Line Creek Watershed in the northland. We’ll be working near Barrybrooke on the Lake to prevent litter from entering Line Creek! … Continued

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Volunteer: All Slots Are Filled! National Public

Saturday, September 30, 9:00 AM – Noon 3 Locations To Choose From!   In celebration of National Public Lands Day, we’ll be removing invasive woody plants, including exotic shrub honeysuckle, that threaten the health of these wild lands, while enjoying the amazing fall beauty of these wild places. Volunteer with our Kansas City WildLands program … Continued

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URGENT Recycling Volunteer Need: perks! private

URGENT VOLUNTEER NEED Doorhanger Canvassing: Northland KCMO In Partnership with Ripple Glass Saturday, September 30, 8:30 – 11:30 am Great Opportunity for a Small Group!   Location: Unity of Kansas City North 1000 NE Barry Rd Kansas City, MO 64155   Are you passionate about recycling? Volunteer with us to canvass neighborhoods with doorhangers – … Continued

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