Possible future Earth Care projects:
- Work with House & Grounds to replace high-energy halogen lights in sanctuary with LED equivalents
- Offer “Bringing Nature Home” seminar, youth, adults, community
- Offer class series on “Sustainable Lifestyle Choices”
- Install rain barrels and drip watering to flower beds
- Develop EC audit for families
- Do EC survey of congregation including solicit ideas for EC actions individual, family, church
- Discuss with IDOT or village board need for smart synchronization of traffic signals
- Gather vegetarian recipes to share with congregation
- Hold EC event, youth drama, vegan dinner, etc.
- Advocate for another youth trip to Boundary Waters
- Develop policy for donation of native tree or shrub as part of baptism, confirmation, memorial service
- Do OPC energy audit
- Replace old boiler with high-efficiency system
- Replace old water heater with on-demand high-efficiency system
- Do assessment for installing solar panel system with grant assistance.