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FCB Green: Climate Crisis Responders' Newsletter, April 2024

Dear FCB Climate Crisis Responders,

 

Here are some opportunities for climate action and education for the month of April.  April is the month in which Earth Day is celebrated—an extra reason to take extra actions this month!


Thanks for your participation!  

Priscilla, for FCB Green


1) Eleventh Hour Bell Ringing - in front of First Church

Thursday, April 11, 10:45 - 11:15 am

Please join us for monthly bell ringing and sign-holding to bring attention to the climate crisis. Bring your own musical instruments!


2) Sign on to 40 for the Earth at Coffee Hours - at First Church

Every Sunday in April, FCB Green will have tables at Coffee Hours after services so that people can commit to earth-friendly practices.  Some suggestions are attached to this email.


3) Join Sustainable Belmont and Solid Waste & Recycling Committee for a Discussion about Waste! - on Zoom

Thursday, April 4th at 7 pm on Zoom

Doug Koplow, Julie Wu, and Terri Goldberg from the Belmont Solid Waste and Recycling Committee will discuss:

  • Belmont’s solid waste & recycling program, including an overview of current services

  • Food waste and composting options

  • Transitioning from a waste economy to a circular economy, including Product Stewardship to ensure that products are responsibly managed from design to end-of-life

  • Examples of Massachusetts state legislation worth supporting


4) Check out the Massachusetts State-Wide Climate Action Campaign

The campaign provides climate-action educational resources on the following topics for people in their homes, on the go, and in their yards, as well as how to improve resilience:  In your home 

  • On the go

  • From the sun

  • in your yard                     

Resilience For the full description of actions you can take, visit www.mass.gov/ClimateAction. 



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