- Where to recycle: www.recyclespot.org points you to recycling centers for all kinds of products.
- Health care: www.kchealthresource.org suggests health care sources for those with little or no health insurance.
Many public libraries offer databases.
- The Kansas City Public Library offers dozens, from magazines to newspapers to auto manuals. http://kclibrary.org (Go to Resources, then Databases.)
- Johnson County Library: www.jocolibrary.org
- Olathe Public Library: www.olathe.lib.ks.us
- Kansas City, Kan., Public Library: www.kckpl.lib.ks.us
- North Kansas City Public Library: www.northkclibrary.org
- Mid-Continent Public Library: www.mcpl.lib.mo.us
- Businesses: Check the customer service records of various businesses through the Better Business Bureau at http://kansascity.bbb.org/
- Charities: Learn detailed information about more than 600 Kansas City area non-profit groups at www.donoredge.org. The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation sponsors the site.
- Vital and historical records: Missouri Digital Heritage holds a treasure trove of Missouri historical content, from death records to maps to photos.
- Citizen engagement in metro-wide issues: www.onekcvoice.orggovernment and community organizations incorporate public input into decision-making processes.