Posts Categorized: Lent

Tread Lightly for Lent Day 29

Day 29 action: Learn about Fair Trade and how to support it at www.pcusa.org/trade/ft.htm Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted on our Facebook page and…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 28

Day 28 action: Check your doors and windows for leaks with a ribbon or feather & add weather stripping if necessary. Learn more about home sealing through Energy Star. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 27

Day 27 action: Use cloth napkins at home instead of paper napkins. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted on our Facebook page and blog. Download…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Days 25 and 26

Day 25 (March 13) action: Try to eat food that is in season. Food that is out of season often travels hundreds or thousands of miles to get to you, using large amounts of fossil fuels for transportation. Day 26…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 24

Day 24 action: Go through your closet and give unneeded clothes to a local ministry. When shopping, only buy the clothing that you need. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 23

Day 23 action: Do not put fats, oils, or grease down the drain, even if you have a garbage disposal. This can lead to clogged pipes. Source: http://www.butlercountydes.org/html/wastewater/PreventSewerBlockages.cfm Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 22

Day 22 action: Turn down your thermostat 2 degrees. For each degree you lower the thermostat, you can save 5% on your home heating costs. Source: http://www.tvakids.com/electricity/conservation.htm Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 21

Day 21 action: Reuse something that you would have thrown away today. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted on our Facebook page and blog. Download…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Days 17-20

I was away from computers for a few days, and am just now catching up by posting days 17-20 of Tread Lightly for Lent: Today, March 8, Day 20 Action: Learn about mountaintop removal & see if your coal comes…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 16

Day 16 action: Take a shorter shower today. Make this a routine & buy a low flow shower head. Older showers use 7 gallons of water a minute, versus 2.5 gallons a minute for low flow models. Source: http://www.fi.edu/guide/schutte/howmuch.html Throughout…

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