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Host an Eco-Fair

Here are a few simple suggestions for hosting an eco-fair at your congregation:

List of Possible Stations

  • Fair Trade/Shade Grown Coffee (and Chocolate?)
  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs: (Some states have programs to see these as fundraisers. Or get them at local hardware stores and resell them)
  • Green Cleaning Products (get these from local stores or catalogue companies)
  • Sign up to get action alerts (Arrange for action alerts with local environmental group or national church agency)


Earth-friendly practices for Eco-Fair Day

  • Ask people (where feasible) to use earth-friendly transportation—walk, ride a bike, take public transportation, share a ride.
  • Use earth-friendly practices at the coffee hour (ceramic instead of paper or plastic) and worship (such as intinction rather than cups).
  • Healthy/ justice food for coffee hour (fruit, whole wheat breads, fair trade coffee, juice, etc.)
  • Worship without paper bulletins or set up a place at the exits for people to recycle them.

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