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Next Meeting: Sunday June 13, 2020, 2:30 to 4:00 PM, either at Potbelly, SW corner State & Lake, Chicago or via conference call at 2:15 call 1-844-801-5555 code 736421. Call Andrew at 1-492-1832 just before 6/13 for which method

Environmental Resources:

How to Become a Green Sanctuary

The Environmental Task Force has created a number of environmental education flyers/ Order of Worship Service inserts. To look at them, print them, etc., Select from the following files:

Cleaning
Disposing of Hazardous Household Waste (read) (print)
Green Cleaning Tips (read)
(print)
Medication Disposal Guide (read) (print)

Eating Energy
Fish (read) (print) Ceiling fans (read) (print)
Organic (read) (print) Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (read) (print)
Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce (read) (print) Energy Star (read) (print)
Growing Organic Produce Locally (read) (print) Saving money on mortgage (read) (print)
Pros and Cons of GMO Foods (read) (print 4 page fold) Take the Low Impact Challenge (read) (print)
Feeding Our Hungry Cities with Vertical Farms and Other Approaches (read) (print 4 page fold) Issuse When Considering Solar Power (read) (print 4 page fold)
  "Clean" Coal (read) (print landscape) (print 4 page fold)
How to Make a Difference Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy (read) (print 4 page fold)
  Putting a Price on Carbon (print 4 page fold)  
Make an Eco Difference (read) (print) Improving Battery Efficiency and Ecology (print 4 page fold)
Ten tips to Stop Global Warming (read) (print) (print back-to-back)  
Recycling Old Clothes (read) (print) Vehicles/Travel
Recycling Update -- October 2013 (read) (print copies) Car Sharing Services (read) (print)
Divestment from Fossil Fuels and Reinvestment in Clean Energy: What You Can Do (read) (print 4 page fold) Hybrids (read) (print)
Beyond LEED -- The Living Building Challenge (read) (print 4 page fold) Clean Sustainable Travel Methods (read) (print)
Learning from Nature -- To Fight Global Warming (read) (print 4 pages) Auto Power Alternatives: Electric, Hybrid, and Solar -- Part Two: Today's Electrics and Hybrids (read) (print)
   
Water  

Bottled vs. Tap (read) (print)
Conservation (read) (print)
Clean Drinking Water (read) (print)
Filter Issues (read) (print)

Energy consumption from all sources -- note how much is wasted with the light grey on the right side

 

Links to Renewable Energy Articles:

Drawdown - The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming -- edited by Pawl Hawken
How to Lose Half a Trillion Euros -- Europe's electricity providers face an existential threat from The Economist 10/12/2013
Rethink Policy to Deliver Clean Energy Future from The Electricity Journal


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