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Eco-Justice Journey

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 31

Day 31 action: Switch to non-toxic cleaning products like baking soda. This is eco-friendly, healthier for you, & cheaper. Learn more at www.eartheasy.com/live_nontoxic_solutions.htm Throughout the Lenten Season, daily ideas for learning or action on environmental issues from “Tread Lightly for…

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Tread Lightly for Lent Day 30

Day 30 action: Check your toilet for leaks by putting a drop of food coloring in the tank. If the toilet bowl water changes color without flushing, there is a leak. A leaky toilet can waste 200 gallons of water…

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Participate in Earth Hour on March 27

Earth Hour is an initiative of the World Wildlife Fund, which asks individuals, businesses, governments, and organizations to turn off their lights for one hour to symbolically show their support for climate change action. This year Earth Hour is asking…

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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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Children’s Mission Yearbook Focuses on Water

The 2010 Children’s Mission Yearbook for Prayer and Study helps children learn about many topics including discipleship and following Jesus Christ, children around the world, and environmental awareness. The theme for this year is “Out of the believer’s heart shall…

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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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