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Waste not, want not!

“Waste not, want not!” That’s what my mother used to tell me. In the United States, 40 percent of the food grown is never eaten. And there are plenty of people who are wanting, both in the U.S. and abroad. What is worse is that a lot of the wasted food goes into landfills where it decomposes slowly and generates methane, a greenhouse gas that is much…

Anthony Bourdain Film presented by 2U4C

As part of our effort to discover ways to combat climate change, the UUCC Climate Change Team will present Anthony Bourdain’s acclaimed film, Wasted! The Story of Food Waste, on May 19 in Sanctuary C. The film will be preceded by a light lunch at 12:30, and discussion will follow the film. Food waste is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, and we as…

Calling all Vegetarians!

The focus of UUCC’s June 7th First Friday event will be Food — both food insecurity and plant-based eating.  As part of our effort to help members eat less meat, the UUCC Climate Change Team plans to provide a vegetarian tasting table, with delicious homemade vegetarian main dishes (along with their recipes) provided by our members. If you would like to contribute…

UUCC’s Climate Change team needs you!

UUCC CLIMATE CHANGE team needs YOU!  Paige’s sermon this week “Remember the Earth” and the Green Minute made clear how urgent it is to ACT now to save our planet.  Here are just a few ways you can join the efforts of the UUCC Climate Change (2U4C) team.  More details are on our 2U4C home page. We are wrapping up our Spring campaign enabling congregants to easily convert…

Save Our Planet!

We know that climate change is currently the greatest threat to our planet. And as UU’s, who believe in the interdependent web of all existence, we are called to do what we can to prevent the destruction of our Earth. But other than reducing our use of fossil fuels, what can the average American do? One action we can take is to reduce our food waste. How can this…

Food and Climate Change

UUCC Climate Change (2U4C) team is rolling out our Food and Climate Change awareness program. Over the next 6 months we will share information about the impact of food choices that each of us make on climate change. Please check out the Awareness Team’s webpage. Topics will include reducing food waste (both individually and in the community), local sourcing of food,…

Switching to Solar Power Made Easy

Switching to Solar Power Made Easy: Climate change: All of us genuinely want to do something about it and most of us have considered switching our electricity from fossil fuels to solar or wind because this is something we can do that will really help. But we’re busy and it might seem complicated. Well, Phil Webster has created a handy dandy guide to show you just how…