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Eco-Congregation is an ecumenical programme which supports churches in linking environmental issues to their Christian faith and responding with action in the church and community.
From the start, we have encouraged the reuse and recycling of unwanted goods by having collection points in the church and Balfron Library. Current details are given under “Recycling” .
Recent activity (click to find out more):
February 2015: Film showing "Erin Brochovich" with the Strathendrick Film Society
April/September 2014: Special Sunday services highlighting "Trees" and "Sustainability"
March 2014: Earth hour - joint event with the Balfron Community singers
June 2013: CSV grant - planting in the biodiversity border
March 2013: Earth hour - highlighting climate change
February 2013: Carbon footprint calculation - 17.5 tons of CO2 used in the last year
September 2012: plant "audit" of the biodiversity border (pdf file).
May 2012: Climate Change Roadshow.
Spring 2012: reseeding the biodiversity border (see photos below).
Ongoing reuse and recycling activities.
Biodiversity Border, Summer 2013
Biodiversity Border, Spring 2012
Planting the Biodiversity Border