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CEL home > Ideas/Millennium-Cert > Sheffield St Marks August 2007

Actions carried out for which the
Christian Ecology Link
Millennium Challenge Certificate
will be presented on 21 Sept
  1. "Less Car Sunday" was celebrated

  2. For Harvest there was an emphasis on Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

  3. Only Environment-friendly washing-up liquid is used in the kitchen

  4. Articles and information on Environmental issues are encouraged in the church magazine

  5. Measures are being taken to improve the efficiency of the heating system, for example by replacing the upstairs heaters in due course

  6. The church has made links with local organisations which promote re-using and re-cycling. Bottles are taken to the bottle bank. Aluminium cans are collected for recycling

  7. Leaf-mould is produced for use in the grounds, and the composting system has been improved

  8. The grounds are being improved with a view to wildlife by making additions including a log pile, a birdbath, and by increasing the range of wildlife friendly planting, e.g. plants to attract butterflies and insects

  9. The children and youth groups use re-cycled materials whenever possible, especially from the Children's Scrapstore for their craft activities

  10. Most A4 paper which has been printed on only one side is re-used in the office for drafts, print-offs or scrap notepaper. Envelopes are reused. Waste office paper is collected for recycling. stamps are collected for charity


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