recycling

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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Much to Do about Recycling

This is urgent: the majority of recyclables in the United States have to be thrown away. Several non-profit sites, GrownNYC.org to name one, point out that eighty percent of recycling in the USA is thrown away because of contamination. With contamination, recyclables cannot be processed into new and clean material. Here is a list of […]

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