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Join us for Go Green 2023! This FREE family-friendly environmental fair will show you how taking small steps to reduce your carbon footprint at home, school and work will help the environment and save money. Local businesses and nonprofits will provide information and items to help you live a more sustainable life.

** Be sure to enter to win a door prize – one will be awarded every 15 minutes. **


Exhibitors will educate attendees on the environmental impact of their consumer actions and choices, and how making small changes can reduce household expenses. Check out our 2023 exhibitors!

Register Here to Exhibit at the Fair

Atlas Molded Products Elevate Organic Hair Salon Mission Sustainability Commission
BikeWalkKC Flourish Furnishings Missouri Organic
Blessings Abound George Washington Carver Farm Ripple Glass
Blue River Forest School Good Energy Solutions Roeland Park Sustainability Committee
Botanical Belonging Greenability Secure e-Cycle
Boys Grow Green Come True Sierra Club Kansas Chapter
Central Energy Audits Heartland Conservation Alliance
Stitching Change
Citizen Climate Lobby Indigo Wild-Zum Bar Soap Suds Refillery 
City Roots Nursery and Landscape Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Sweet Prairie Honey
Clement Waters Johnson County K-State Extension Master Gardeners Ten Thousand Villages Overland Park
Compost Collective KC Johnson County K-State Extension Master Naturalists Tesla Owners Club of Kansas City
Urbavore (fka Compost Collective) Lutherans Restoring Creation Thrift Store Magic! — Art With Heart by Diane Waanders
Kathleen Corbin, Author Mid-America Regional Council The Resilient Activist
Cromwell Solar Metropolitan Energy Center U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Crush Glass Mission Parks, Recreation and Tree Commission U.S. Green Building Council – Central Plains
Decent Energy, Inc. Waste Management


Thanks to our Go Green 2023! sponsors: Complete Dental Care, GFL, HyVee, Lulu’s Boutique, Proshred/Secure e-Cycle, Ripple Glass, Target, Tom and Judith Hyde, Terri Baugh, Mack Hardware, Blessings Abound, Missouri Organic, Prairie Village Sustainability Committee, Good Energy Solutions, Inc., KC Chiefs, Climate Action KC, Roeland Park Sustainability Commitee

Major Sponsors:

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Email Terri Baugh to become a sponsor or to make a donation.

Education Sessions

This year Go Green 2023! is introducing 20-minute educational sessions, along the theme “How to live a more sustainable and environmentally friendly life.” Exhibitors will lead presentations that fit into the categories of Home, Transportation, Clothing, Food, Travel and Daily Life. Education Sessions 2023:

9:30 a.m. Ripple Glass – Ripple Glass will present a brief history of the company, the benefits of glass recycling, what can be recycled, what happens to the recycled glass, and how to locate a nearby purple bin.
10:00 a.m. Stitching Change – With consumers around the world buying and discarding the latest fast fashion at an alarming rate, this session will inform attendees about how to help reverse this clothing industry trend while supporting garment industry workers, as well as the environment.
10:30 a.m. Elevate Organic Salon + Spa – Elevate Organic Salon + Spa will illuminate the wasteful nature of the beauty industry, how consumers can vote with their dollars to encourage change, and what health and wellness businesses can do to increase sustainability.
11:00 a.m. Climate Action KC – Attendees to this session will learn about the Regional Climate Action Plan recently published by Climate Action KC with the Mid-America Regional Council, which aims to help local leaders mitigate climate change by achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
11:30 a.m. Missouri Organic – Worms Eat My Garbage will be a lively hands-on session by compost expert Stan Slaughter, who will use sing-along songs, hands-on examination of worms, and free posters to teach participants the basics of worm composting.

Children’s Activities

Bring your kids – children will be in for lots of fun and educational activities. And yes, there will be face painting!

Electronics Recycling

Secure eCycle will be taking old computers and electronics, focusing on laptops, desktops and monitors and recycling them at the event. There is no need to remove or wipe hard drives ahead of time as they offer certified data destruction and recycling services. Fees apply for certain items. Learn more about this service.

Fashion Show

New this year will be a multi-generational thrift store clothing fashion show, hosted by Blessings Abound, which will go on throughout the Fair.


Mission Parks Rec+Tree Commission – $15 Applebees Gift Card
BoysGrow – BG tote bag, a BG Sweatshirt, and a limited edition BG hat signed by our staff
Citizens’ Climate Lobby – Lorax t-shirt (kid size), and some climate yard signs
Suds Refillery – 8 oz foot soak
Elevate Organic Salon + Spa – $100 digital gift card (will need to email us to claim) + a hair mask
Compost Collective KC – $20 Gift Certificate towards Curbside Compost Collection Services
Botanical Belonging – EMAILED – $25 gift card to Botanical Belonging’s native plant sales
Stitching Change INC – 2 reusable market bags.
City Roots Nursery – 2 milkweeds, 1 aster and 1 goldenrod
Blessings Abound – 6 gift cards (awarded one every 1/2
hour at the event) to be redeemed at Blessings Abound at 10325 Metcalf, OP, KS and one very nice basket including a gift card.
Heartland Conservation Alliance – An HCA t-shirt and reusable, insulated water bottle
Ten Thousand Villages Overland Park – Two fair trade, organic cotton tote bags
WaterOne – 3 Reusable water bottles
Atlas – 4 tumblers
The Resilient Activist – $25 gift card for Family Tree Nursery
Metropolitan Energy Center –  energy efficiency kits
Indigo Wild – Zum Bar 64oz laundry soap, a counter top cleaner, tote bag
Crush Glass – FREE – One year of service (curbside glass
Sweet Prairie Honey – Honey!
Ripple Glass – 2x Glass Recycling Home Bin
Chiefs – Two signed Footballs
PV Sustainability Committee – Seed balls
Target – Target Gift Card
Hyvee – 4 Gift cards
NEJC Chamber – $75 Visa Card
Go Green! – Rainwater Collection Barrel
Go Green! – 2x Windowsill Home Tomato Growing Kit
Go Green! – Energy Efficient LED Lights
Go Green! – 2x Sustainable Home Supplies Bundle (Sweedish dish rags, re-usable wool dryer balls, eco-friendly toothpaste)

Event Hosts

Go Green 2023! is brought to you by the Cities of: Fairway, Merriam, Mission, Mission Hills, Mission Woods, Prairie Village, Roeland Park, Westwood and Westwood Hills.

Email event Co-Chair Terri Baugh with questions:


Event Date

Saturday, September 23, 2023


9 AM: Doors Open

Fashion Show: Throughout the Fair

Education Sessions: Throughout the Fair

Electronics Recycling: Throughout the Fair

Noon: Fair Ends


Powell Community Center

6200 Martway Street Mission, KS

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