Going Plastic Free in July

Millions of people around the world are participating in Plastic Free July that starts on Friday, July 1. You might say “I can’t go plastic free” and I would answer “Nor can I!” but the idea behind Plastic Free July is to move us all in the right direction in reducing our use of plastic,Continue reading “Going Plastic Free in July”

Alternatives to Plastic

The Saint Francis of Assisi group would like to announce the viewing of a film from the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales on Climate Change: Global Caring on Sunday, January 12th at 6pm in the Admin building. Last week, I wrote that purchasing and using plastic has numerous negative consequences, including the release ofContinue reading “Alternatives to Plastic”

The Problem with Plastic

In Chapter Six of Laudato Si, Pope Francis talks about avoiding plastic: Education in environmental responsibility can encourage ways of acting which directly and significantly affect the world around us, such as avoiding the use of plastic… Many aspects of our lives are dependent on the use of plastic. Most of the food we purchaseContinue reading “The Problem with Plastic”