Posts Categorized: Lent

Tread Lightly for Lent Day 15

Day 15 action: Replace one incandescent light bulb with a CFL (Compact Fluorescent Light bulb). CFLs use 75% less energy than incandescent light bulbs. If you already have replaced all of your bulbs, offer one to a family member or…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 14

Day 14 Action: If you pack a lunch, pack in reusable containers. If you buy your lunch, avoid Styrofoam. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 13

Day 13 action: Learn about environmental racism & research related issues in your community. Start at http://nccecojustice.org/resources/index.php#environmentaljusticeresources Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted on our…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 12

Day 12 action: Organize an Earth Day Celebration for your church on the Sunday before or after Earth Day, April 22. Find resources at www.pcusa.org/environment/earthday.htm Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 11

Day 11 action: Skip eating meat once this week. It takes 12,009 gallons of water to produce 1 pound of beef. Learn about food choices in Just Eating: www.pcusa.org/food/justeating.htm Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 10

Day 10 action: Carry a non-disposable bag with you to avoid using plastic bags. 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 9

Day 9 action: Place a plastic bottle full of water in your toilet tank to reduce the amount of water used when you flush. 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 8

Day 8 action: End “phantom” loads: use a power strip to turn off electronics that use energy even when they are off, like TVs, DVD players, and computers. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 7

Day 7 action: Avoid buying anything with extra packaging on your next trip to the grocery store. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for Lent” will be posted on our…

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