LIFESTYLE

1. Our church has appointed an individual or group to champion the cause of our church community becoming more environmentally sustainable:

Yes

2. Walking and cycling to church services and events is promoted in our church

Occasionally

3. The reduction of car use is encouraged in our church:

Yes

4. The members of our church receive encouragement to undertake a personal carbon footprint audit:

At least annually

5. Our church encourages members to reduce their personal energy consumption:

Regularly

6. Our church encourages members to limit their waste by adhering to the principles of reduce, re-use, recycle:

Regularly

7. Our church hosts activities and/or events that facilitate the recycling and/or reuse of goods (e.g. clothes swap events or ‘give and take’ schemes):

Regularly

8. Our church operates a communal Christmas and/or Easter card scheme among the congregation:

Yes

9. Personal use and consumption of Fairtrade and/or ethically sourced goods is promoted in our church:

Yes

10. Our church encourages members to use food at home that is LOAF (Locally grown, Organic, Animalfriendly, Fairtrade)

Yes

11. Our church runs or partners with other organisations in running a food cooperative that enables members to bulk buy ethically sourced produce at wholesale prices:

Yes we have access to a Suma wholefood buying group

12. The ethical investment of personal savings is encouraged at our church: No

13. The ethical investment of church savings is encouraged at our church: No

Not applicable (no funds to invest)

14. Practical lifestyle tips and advice on caring for God’s earth are included in our church newsletters/on our church website:

Regularly

15. As part of our life together, the members of our church undertake an environmental lifestyle audit:

Less often we haven’t done this yet but we will.

Extra notes……

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