Climate change threatens all of God’s creation. We know that working in community we can reduce the threat.
Join us as we work to make St. Andrew and our community more sustainable, more resilient, more prepared for the changes ahead. No experience or expertise necessary!
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Take the Plastic Free Challenge in July!
This Summer St. Andrew members are taking the plastic-free challenge. Sign up here, and send an email to [email protected] so we know you are participating!
Do a little or a lot to increase your awareness and reduce your use of single use plastics.
There are alternatives to all these products. Can you reduce your use during July?
The four biggest culprits are:
The U.S. discards billions of plastic bags each year. They’re made from fossil fuels, pollute our oceans and waterways, harm wildlife, and they don’t break down in landfills. What you can do: Invest in cloth grocery and produce bags or make them yourself. Keep them in your car for when you shop. Did you forget your bags in your car? Take your cart to the car and bag your groceries there.
Disposable Water Bottles
According to EarthDay.org, Americans use and toss 50 billion water bottles every year. Keep reusable water bottles or mason jars at home for when you need to take water with you, including to church.
Just say no to plastic straws; go without or carry a reusable straw with you.
Plastic Lined Coffee Cups
Bring your own mug to church or other events and avoid coffee cups that are plastic lined. They can’t be recycled and they burden our landfill.
The Climate Crisis Book Study
“All We Can Save:
Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis”
If you’re ready to move beyond eco-anxiety to learning more and doing something about the climate crisis, this book circle is for you. Over a ten-week period we meet via zoom on Monday evenings to discuss this book and share our feelings. Videos, poetry and other sources will also be used.
Monday evenings, 6:30-8:00
September 12-Nov. 14
This class is limited to 10 people
Class will likely by by zoom or hybrid
Facilitator: Kathy Kilmer
Kathy spent most of her career working in communications at the national conservation group The Wilderness Society. She is part of the Earth Keepers at St. Andrew.
Questions: Email [email protected]
Plastic Free July
Douglas County Water & Sustainability
Advocacy & Policy
Earth Day 2023
To join, please contact Earth Keepers.