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Fruit Tree Project

Eat Local’s Fruit Tree Project is starting up for the 2008 season and we are looking for volunteers to pick fruit and to be picking leaders. We pick fruit, that would otherwise go to waste, from local urban fruit trees and distribute it among the volunteers, homeowners, and social services / food banks. Any free […]

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Waste Management Facility Tour for Faith Groups

Concerned about waste reduction? Want to learn more about where your garbage ends up then share the information with members of your congregation? Waste Management Facilities Tour Environment Hamilton has made two free tours available for members of your faith group. 2 HRS buses leave Fortinos on the corner of Rymal and Centennial at 8:15am […]

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Churches Promoting Climate Justice and Corporate Responsibility through Shareholder Action in 2008

Here’s one approach to getting involved concretely in working for justice: The shareholder action season is upon us again! Faith-based investors like yourselves can put your values into action this year by supporting several important shareholder proposals that promote justice, human rights and environmental sustainability. KAIROS has prepared the attached list of 2008 shareholder proposals […]

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Greening Sacred Spaces Waterloo Region

  This looks like an excellent learning opportunity, offered by Faith and the Common Good www.faith-commongood.net & Residential Energy Efficiency Project (REEP) www.reepwaterlooregion.ca¬† Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 Time: 6:30-9 p.m. Location: 99 Regina St. in uptown Waterloo, Regina and William Streets; parking in the City of Waterloo lot across the street; 1 block from […]

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Environment Hamilton seeking partnerships with faith communities

Environment Hamilton has been very encouraged by the growing environmental concern among faith communities. In response, they are putting on a “Next Steps Mini-Conference” on Saturday, September 29, 2007, from 10:00 – 12:00 am, at Melrose United Church, 305 Locke St. At the gathering, Environment Hamilton will inform participants about resources being made available to […]

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Seminar and Workshop topics at Conference

For the first time, the TrueCity Conference (Feb 23-24, 2007) will offer sessions focused on environmental concerns. Churches and the Environment: Why Christians should be concerned about creation will be a consideration of our calling as Christians and the challenges we face. We are thrilled that Professor Edward Berkelaar of Redeemer College is willing to […]

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