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Eco-Justice Journey

Opportunities and information for education, advocacy, and action to accompany you on your own justice journey.

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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Energy Star for Congregations Awards

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star for Congregations Program offers awards for congregations that have reduced their energy usage. If your church has increased energy efficiency over the past two years, you can apply to receive an Energy Star Congregations…

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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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Eco-Stewards Summer Program for Young Adults

The Eco-Stewards Program, started as a partnership between the Presbyterian Church Camp and Conference Association and Presbyterians for Earth Care, has announced plans for its 2010 program for young adults (~ages 20-30). For 2010 the Eco-Stewards Program is offering a…

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Tread Lighly for Lent Day 6

Day 6 action: Learn more about eco-justice: assuring justice for creation & all humans that live in it through the National Council of Churches Eco-Justice Program at http://nccecojustice.org. Share what you have learned. Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for…

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