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Going for Gold

In order to achieve our Gold Eco Church Award (a considerable feather in our cap!) we need to hit the following achievable targets.

Category Ali Wardens PCC Eco church Congreg­ation Champion
Worship Continue to put bulletins in the Parish News at least quarterly   PCC endorse­ment of Eco church   Aware­ness of Eco church second Sunday Appoint a 'Champion' to the PCC
Buildings   Measuring our energy use Targets for energy reduction     Look into carbon offset
  What is our policy for outside flood­lighting? Organise using recycled paper      
  Are we water metered? What and how do we recycle? Check all our cleaning products    
BREEAM looked at for refurb BREEAM looked at for refurb        
Land     Native Tree Planting Native Tree Planting    
    Do we have a Manage­ment plan for our Grave­yard? Bat Boxes
Bird Boxes
Bug hotels
Hedgehog boxes
   
Comm­unity and Global Invite guest speakers to our Sunday service annually   Find an environ­mental charity to donate to and pray for Invite local environ­mentalists to talk at Eco church annually Support Christian Aid in its environ­mental lobbying Organ­ise an annual conver­sation with our Parish council to discuss environ­mental issues
    Support Christian Aid in its environ­mental lobbying Does anyone volunteer on clean-ups or conserv­ation projects? Does anyone volunteer on clean-ups or conserv­ation projects? Get in touch with Transition Island
Organise walks and cycles     Organise walks and cycles Organise walks and cycles Organise walks and cycles
Host a Green fayre (Seedling festival?)     Host a Green fayre (Seedling festival?)   Host a Green fayre (Seedling festival?)
Lifestyle Quarterly Eco church encour­agement of RRR, energy reduction and LOAF   Fair Trade church Footprint audit Footprint audit  
      Food co-op!! Food co-op!!  
Regular Web Site updates   Church banking and invest­ment   Personal banking and invest­ment  
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