What is the Diocese doing?
- Developed Environmental Good Practice for the Old Deanery (pdf, 60k).
- Negotiated a scheme for churches, schools, vicarages and members of congregations to purchase electricity from a 100% renewable supplier. Sign up here.
- Will be purchasing green electricity from Spring 2010, when the current contract expires.
- Using as much local produce as possible for church events,
e.g. LEAF initiative.
- Phasing out bottled water.
- Recycling and composting at the Old Deanery.
- Purchasing office materials from recycled or sustainably sourced materials.
- Duplex printers for two-sided printing and re-use of office paper.
- Monitoring of waste and energy at Old Deanery.
What are churches doing?
Let us know what your church is doing, so we can add you to this list.
- The Cathedral regularly runs a Fairtrade stall after the Sunday 9.45am service, and the refectory aims to purchase its supplies from local and Fairtrade sources.
- Is your church on this list of Fairtrade places of worship in Devon?
- Recycling at St Mary in Ottery.
- Recycling at St Werbergh in Wembury.