Author: UUCC Ministry for Earth

UUCC Recycles

We recycle Glass Bottles, Paper, Plastic Bottles, Cans, Plastic Tubs and Food Waste

7-26-2022: Changes are coming to our UUCC Recycle Program.
The will No Paper Recycle Bins starting August 1st
In early August 2022 we are finally having our driveway and parking repaired, more importantly, the … read more.

Electric Car Charging Station is Repaired and Improved

Fill-R-Up:

After being down for repairs and an upgrade, the EV charging station is back up and running in the parking lot. The upgrade doubles the capacity of the station and it can now simultaneously charge two EV’s. As in the past, use of the service is free and open to the Congregation and the surrounding community. Sunshine is free but, maintaining the station’s equipment does have a cost. Free-will donations utilizing the box next to the station are greatly appreciated.

New Lawn Care Practices at UUCC

As part of our commitment to “caring for the earth, our home,” our UU congregation will be changing our landscaping practices to be more friendly to bees, other pollinators, and wildlife. There are several reasons for doing this:

· Bees and other pollinators are threatened because … read more.

#3 Tip for Reducing Food Waste

Cooking and Preparation Tips
• The final strategy is to eat what needs eating first. By being mindful of old ingredients and leftovers you need to use up, you’ll waste less and may even find a new favorite dish in the process. Remember produce that … read more.

Tip #2 for Reducing Food Waste

#2 Storage Tips

Properly store fruits and vegetables for maximum freshness; they’ll taste better and last longer, helping you to eat more of them before they go bad.

Make sure you are properly storing food in your refrigerator:

◦ Most veggies, especially those that could … read more.

Tip #1 for Reducing Food Waste

#1 Shopping Tips:

Uneaten food squanders a whole host of resources—seeds, water, energy, land, fertilizer, hours of labor, financial capital and generates greenhouse gases at every stage—including methane when organic matter lands in the global rubbish bin. The food we waste is responsible … read more.