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  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
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About ChurchCare

The amount of waste recycled has increased signifcantly but this figure is still lower than some of our neighbouring EU countries, where some are recycling over 70% of their waste.

There is still a great deal of waste which could be recycled that ends up in landfill sites which is harmful to the environment.

Alongside basic paper, plastic and glass recycling consider ways to reduce the waste you produce at church and at home including food waste, energy waste and water waste.

If you are planning an extension or new facilities consider using a waterless toilet. If you want to seek advice from a congregation who have already installed you can also find a map of waterless toilets in churches here.


 Case Studies - click the links to find out more.

Coleshill Church of England Infant School: Part of the Roots and Shoots programme

The school has so far recycled cards, old mobile phones and ink cartridges while learning about the importance of reusing and reducing waste.

Freemantle Academy: An eco-school

Part of a government-backed international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey.


Useful Websites:

www.ilovefreegle.org 

www.recycling-guide.org.uk

www.recycle-more.co.uk

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Latest Churchcare News

  • HISTORIC FLOORS GUIDANCE NOTE LAUNCHED

    The floor of a church or cathedral can be one of the most significant features of the building. But how well do we understand the importance of
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  • CHURCH ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS LAUNCHED

    The 2017 awards organised jointly by The Church Times and Shrinking the Footprint, the CofE’s national environmental campaign, are designed to celebrate the many projects already underway and
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  • NEW CHURCHCARE DIRECTOR APPOINTED

    We are delighted to welcome Becky Clark as the new Director of ChurchCare from the beginning of 2017. Becky has been Senior Cathedrals Officer in
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  • MAJOR PARISH CHURCHES

    Major Parish Churches The Historic England research report on Major Parich Churches has now been published. The CBC has also published its criteria for Major
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  • BIG CHURCH SWITCH

    Help switching your church or your own energy supply from fossil fuels to renewable energy. The Church of England and its environmental campaign Shrinking the Footprint
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Upcoming Events

CATHEDRAL CHAPTER TRAINING

9 March 2017 (York), 10 June 2017, 11-12 October 2017

DAC BELL ADVISERS CONFERENCE 2017

30 June 2017 (Lincoln)

ORGAN ADVISERS CONFERENCE 2017

Tuesday 29 – Thursday 31 August 2017 (Cambridge)

ANNUAL DAC CONFERENCE 2017

Tuesday 19 – Thursday 21 September 2017 (Portsmouth)