Living a Green Life with St Mary's Church
“All things come from you O God and of your own do we give You" : 1 Chronicles
Live Green Live with right intention towards
God’s world through:
- Green Homes and garden spaces
- Eco Households
- Eating Green
- Slow fashion
- Natural Beauty
- Back to basics at Christmas
In June and July
MAY 30TH Try to include local seasonal produce in your shopping to support biodiversity and reduce carbon emissions. (Wk 21)
JUNE 6TH Try to reduce your paper use this week and use paper which is 100% recycled or supporting sustainable forests. (Wk 22)
JUNE 13TH Try to recycle unused/ not needed paper in your kitchen and living room this week ( eg spare leaflets, adverts). (Wk 23)
JUNE 20TH Try to recycle soft plastics at a local supermarket collection point. (Wk 24)
JUNE 27TH Try to reduce your use of plastic at home and on the move. (Wk 25).
JULY 4TH/11TH Try to return any unused , out of date medications to a pharmacy rather than flush down the toilet. (Wk 26- 27)
JULY 18TH Try to purchase fish (if you eat it) that carry the Marine Stewardship Council's blue fish label (certified sustainable fisheries) ( wk 28)
JULY 25TH Try to buy fruits and vegetables from less intensive organic or LEAF- certified producers. (Wk 29).
For further information or if you have any questions about our green living, please click here to email David.
As an individual, in your homes, your workplaces and in your neighbourhood, you might also like to:
Sign up for the Church of England Environment Programme newsletter: www.cofe.io/Environews
Look on https://climatevision.co.uk - can we complete the Top 10 pledges?
Lobby your MP and local councillor
Cut your carbon footprint by switching to “green energy “suppliers
Encourage a school near you to become an Eco School if it isn’t already.
- Tentelow Lane
- Norwood Green
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