|2nd try - ccc ideas from forum on 11/17||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Shannon Williams (sjcfirstunitarian.org)|
|Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:27:51 -0800 (PST)|
Sorry, all - I guess the listserv didn't like my Word document. I have copied and pasted the ideas below that were generated at the 11/17 brainstorm. For those of you who weren't there, the question was - "What specific actions can we take, as individuals and the First Unitarian Society, to reduce our carbon footprint?" . Carpooling/Mass Transit (4) . Encourage/facilitate regular advocacy (3) o Work with MUUSJA on legislative action . Recycle (2) . Reuse (2) . Composting & vermiculture (2) . Divest from oil & coal stocks (2) . "Green" our coffee service (2) . Cover FUS roof with solar panels (2) . Turn off the lights (2) o Power demand tracking software is available for a few hundred dollars and is currently being reviewed by building & grounds . Replace FUS windows (2) . Reduce electricity - personal use and at FUS . Use LED light bulbs . Bee hive on FUS roof . Replace grass lawn with clover lawn to feed the bees o Find source of clover seeds o Sell seeds based on pre orders o Sell in units of 500 sq ft o Need a task force to implement . Host a CSA pick up site at FUS . Reduce meat consumption . Use re-usable coffee cups o Compost coffee grounds and filters . Have an in-house, volunteer "resource group" that tables at coffee hour once per month . Focus on the theme all year long . Grey water use . More visibility as a green community . Carefully examine our practices (including financial) . Implement recommendations from green consultant for FUS building and activities . Rain gardens Shannon Williams Social Justice Coordinator First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis sjc [at] firstunitarian.org (612) 377-6608 x104 www.firstunitarian.org <http://www.firstunitarian.org/>
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