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WHAT GREEN PRINCIPLES ARE: GREEN PAGES 1. Don’t buy what you don’t need OR buy goods with the least amount of packaging: St James Caring For God’s World.

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1 WHAT GREEN PRINCIPLES ARE: GREEN PAGES 1. Don’t buy what you don’t need OR buy goods with the least amount of packaging: St James Caring For God’s World 2. If you don’t need something give it away: 3. What was once needed is beyond reuse so recycle the materials. Save resources AND SAVE YOURSELF MONEY ! Save resources AND SAVE SOMEONE ELSE MONEY ! Save resources REDUCE: FIRST PRIZE REUSE: SECOND PRIZE RECYCLE: THIRD PRIZE BUT industrial processes USE ENERGY !. WHAT GREEN PRINCIPLES ARE:

2 GREEN PAGES Ideas: Drive less often, less fast, accelerate less hard (safer too !); Plan to drive when roads least congested; Reduce heating or water thermostat setting; Use efficient light bulbs –particularly where left on eg entrances Buy vegetables loose instead of packaged; In your kettle only boil the water that you will need; Read the Bible instead of newspapers ! If you have any suggestions please contact: Webmaster Webmaster Reduce Reduce Let us know of any companies who take steps to reduce packaging St James Caring For God’s World FIRST PRIZE

3 GREEN PAGES. Reuse Reuse yeldall.org Est 1999 Ideas: Damaged suitcases can be used as under bed storage (those plastic bins always split anyway) Felt tip pens can be rejuvenated by lying in a saucer of water Reused Furniture: Yeldall will collect unwanted items: Proceeds go to drugs or alcohol rehabilitation hostels. Here Training for disadvantaged people is offered locally in Yeading. They also work with the excellent Christian rehabilitators TeenChallenge. St James Caring For God’s World If you have any suggestions please contact: Webmaster Webmaster SECOND PRIZE

4 Ealing Council already collect: paper, glass, tins, old car engine oil and car batteries. (if you don’t have a Green Box ring am-6pm for a free one) Recycle Recycle Plastics can be recycled at: Sainsbury W.Ealing, Gurnell Carpark, Tesco Hoover etc For more ideas ring check the web: recycling-guide.org.uk recyclingconsortium.org.uk groups.yahoo.com/group/ealingfreecycle foe.co.uk recyclezone.org.uk/ everyactioncounts.org.uk reuze.co.uk/ rag-and-bone.co.uk -recommended by Ealing Council GREEN PAGES. St James Caring For God’s World THIRD PRIZE

5 Recycle.


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