Category: Environmental Justice Ministry
By Cathy Murphy, Environmental Justice Ministry Team
Many of us are accumulating a pandemic-fueled pile of takeout containers, just as this Washington Post article describes.
I used to carry reusable containers in my car to take home my restaurant leftovers. However, that practice isn’t helpful … read more.
In November 2019, the UUFR Board authorized a solar array on the roof of Fellowship Hall under a lease arrangement with Eagle Solar & Light. Since then a lot of work has been done both by ESL and UUFR to design and engineer the system, … read more.
I like to think that as consumers we can move the environmental needle by using our purchasing power to influence the kinds of goods that are manufactured. With that in mind, thought I’d share info on some eco-friendly products that a couple of us have … read more.
A tremendous opportunity to fight climate change is now in the U. S. Congress as the “American Innovation and Manufacturing Act” or AIM (S 2754). This bill will phase out HFC super greenhouse gases and help avoid a full half degree centigrade of global warming … read more.
Composting food waste is far preferable to sending it to a landfill for a number of reasons. Landfills divert land from other uses, are expensive to maintain and are fraught with environmental challenges. But perhaps the most negative consequence is the generation of the powerful … read more.