Green Line

What About Food Waste? Food waste occurs all along the food chain, but the largest waste comes from consumer-facing businesses. A restaurant’s broad menu of dishes that may not be ordered and huge portions designed to attract customers are big sources of waste. Food safety regulations require

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Social Justice and Witness News

The Social Justice and Witness committee asks that you think about our church sponsored Little Free Pantry and our collection for CAHOOTS when you make those trips to the store. There is always a need for food for the both the Pantry and CAHOOTS. What specifically is

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Reducing Gun Violence

LEVO (Lift Every Voice Oregon), an interfaith group that seeks to reduce gun violence, continues its push to collect signatures to get a gun safety measure on the November ballot. Originally, the goal was to collect signatures for two initiatives, one to ban assault weapons and one to

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Green Line

A commercial leaf blower emits as much smog-forming pollution in one hour as driving a 2016 Toyota Camry about 1,100 miles. Multiply this by hundreds of blowers in the course of a week, and we understand one small-but-large contribution to Eugene-Springfield’s rating among the worst for air

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FCC Creation Justice-Inspirations for Action

Climate “Denial-ism” vs. “Doom-ism” vs. “Do-ism”… Okay, maybe that’s stretching the alliteration just a bit too far, but let us explain. *There are those who deny that climate change is real. We beg to differ. *There are those who acknowledge climate change, but who think that things are

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FCC Creation Justice-Inspirations for Action

“Kids might be a small percentage of the population, but we’re 100% of the future.”  (Cash Daniels, age 12, Environmental Activist, Time Magazine’s “Kid of the Year”)   Now there’s some youthful wisdom we can get behind! Kids like Cash Daniels, Greta Thunberg (the Swedish teen and prominent climate

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