Double Up Food Bucks is a SNAP (food stamps) matching program providing dollar-for-dollar matching at regional farmers’ markets. Douglas County has partnered with organizations across Kansas and Missouri to expand healthy food access in our states.
Hazardous waste may pose a threat to sanitation workers or public health and the environment when improperly handled or disposed. The City of Lawrence and Douglas County offer options for conveniently and safely managing hazardous waste.
Douglas County is installing renewable energy applications where they're most appropriate and cost-effective. Renewable energy from the sun or wind is free, and emits no pollution – making it a smart choice to protect our Douglas County citizens and environment.
In 2013, the County also revised our solar permit fees - reducing the cost for Douglas County residents to install solar on their own homes or businesses.