Environmental Education Toolkit for Congregations

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Guide
Web Site
Abstract: 

This free 66-page resource is designed to help those in/working with faith-based communities to educate and actively engage members in reducing waste, conserving energy, protecing water quality, changing purchasing practices, rethinking reuse and recycling, and properly disposing of hazardous items.

The Toolkit is divided into these sections:

  • Overview and Getting Started
  • Calendar of Activity Ideas
  • Activity Ideas for Congregations, Adults, Teens and Children
  • Faith-based Resources
  • Special Event Ideas
  • Tracking and Evaluation Tools
  • Waste Reduction for Internal Operations
  • Additional Educational Resources (includes Appendix B)
  • To view and download the toolkit, visit http://www.hennepin.us/community power.
    Hennepin County's environmental education toolkits for community organizations and early child family education groups are also available by visiting http://www.hennepin.us/communitypower.

    Author: 
    Hennepin County Environmental Services
    Topic Areas: 
    Resource Management
    Stewardship
    Sustainability
    Prairies
    Target Audience: 
    Religious Groups
    Families
    Adult
    Geographic Location: 
    All Minnesota
    Metro
    Pages/Length: 
    66 pp.
    Date Produced/Published: 
    01/1/11
    Fee: 
    No
    Library loan: 
    No
    Is training required?: 
    No
    Seasonal: 
    No
    Contact(s) or order information.: 

    Hennepin County Environmental Services
    Ellie Jones
    email: communitypower@co.hennepin.mn.us
    phone: (612) 348-9352

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