Plastic Free July 2021

A post for Climate Connect, the blog of First Church’s Green Team. I love that one person, or one group of people, can come up with an idea, and it can catch peoples’ attention and become a movement. One person who comes to mind is the young Swedish environmental activist, Greta Thunberg. Plastic Free July […]

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Stewardship for the Environment:
FUMC Then and Now

Stewardship for the environment is not new at FUMC. The worship theme for Sunday, April 18, 1970, was based on “Earth Day,” and many members were recycling newspapers at that time. Block leaders for Eco-Cycle volunteered and helped collect papers before curbside pick up began. It has been fairly easy to be an environmentalist in […]

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Reduce, Recycle, Reuse

I teach 2nd grade, and we went on a field trip to Eco-cycle in Boulder (see photos below). I thought I’d share a bit about that, and what we’re doing with kids at our school regarding recycling. Eco-cycle is an interesting place to visit if you’ve never been. The facility sorts and bales plastic, aluminum, […]

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