EPA announces funding for regional food waste reduction project

The Mid-America Regional Council has been awarded $174,924 in funding for a project to address food waste reduction in the nine‐county Kansas City region. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 announced the grant on Sept. 30, along with two others for Sustainable Materials Management projects: The Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas […]

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City leaders reading Climate Action Playbook

Climate Action KC showcases local climate resilience efforts

In 2019, a coalition of more than 100 elected officials, educators and other authorities joined forces under common cause to create the Climate Action KC steering committee. With guidance from project leader Melissa Cheatham from the Overland Park Environmental Advisory Council, as well as MARC’s Transportation and Environment Department, a framework was created with input […]

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