June 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Waste audits for faith communities

Here's a waste audit "kit" posted from GreenFaith's website. I've conducted waste audits with school children and it is an interesting experience that really helps to inform your group about their contributions to the waste stream. Perhaps a small group in your faith community can be encouraged to do one, and then repeat it at three-month intervals to monitor…


Added by Carol Landis on June 24, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

Please contact legislators about fracking.

Marie Pendzich forwarded this link about a bill that would give another subsidy to the natural gas industry. The activism alert was produced by Food and Water Watch.


Here's the link in case the embedded one in the first sentence doesn't work for you:…


Added by Carol Landis on June 15, 2011 at 11:50am — No Comments

Milligan Community Garden Update

They say "Many hands make the work light."  We're thankful to have thirty hands planting, weeding, building tomato cages, and turning this…


Added by Timothy W. Ross on June 14, 2011 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

Wangari Maathai: Spiritual Environmentalism: Healing Ourselves by Replenishing the Earth


Want to read some positive news?  YES! Magazine offers stories about real people working for a better world.

Here, Wangari Maathai answers the question -  What role does spirituality play in our work to heal the earth?



Added by Nancy Barrigar on June 8, 2011 at 3:14pm — 1 Comment


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