Greenbank Eco Group

The Greenbank Eco Group evolved, starting as a Board group focused on energy saving, then developing a wider agenda with more emphasis on Christian Stewardship of the Planet. The group now has several strands:

Facebook Group providing a neighbourhood  forum on Green Issues

Providing an article from one the group in every issue of Connections

Greening the front of the church

Ethical procurement - Fairtrade consumables, flowers, sustainable products etc, raw materials for handyman

Church building improvements to meet ethical standards e.g. ensuring the new boiler can be converted to burning Hydrogen, insulation of buildings

Greenbank Church is currently a holder of the Bronze Award of Eco Congregation Scotland and are working towards the Silver Award.

Here is the Church of Scotland's toolkit a Practical Path to Net Zero Carbon For Churches

Pre-Covid Activities:

Bike Day – demonstrations of electric and cargo bikes. Bike fixing clinics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congregational Survey and Exhibition

Members were given survey forms on entry to the church and encouraged to visit an exhibition including a computer running energy calculations. Results of the survey were published in various issues of Connections.

Film Nights

Various films have been shown with lively discussions afterwards


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