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Food and Faith Potluck USA
At the Newmans Center, UMass
Food and Faith Potluck-to be held from 7-8:30pm on Wednesday, April 22 (Earth Day) in the Newman Center Burke lounge-we will invite:a) friends and familyb) the speakers that came to our classc) local churches/synagoguesd) campus groups such as Hillel, Sustainable Food & Farming, Catholic Newman Center, MERCYhousee) targeted general public (i.e. flyer at River Valley Coop, All Things Local)-we will ask people to bring a food that is meaningful to them, a $5 suggested donation, and/or a canned good-money donations could be donated to Abundance Farm (which is currently raising funds to construct a greenhouse to grow food for the Northampton Survival Center), and canned goods could be donated to Amherst Survival Center-individuals from our class and other individuals we invite who are interested, could speak for 5 min or so about their personal connections to food and faith-have a laptop available for people to sign petition about Food Democracy Now
Multiple Projects USA
To Be Determined
Amherst Sustainability Festival USA
Booth and Stewardship Pledge
TRIBOARD – environmental questions (what is more sustainable – x or y)suggestions for small lifestyle/behavior changesgive resources/websites (, etc.)E-Waste: send to UMass library lobby (Green Monster) INFORMATION BROCHURE- spirituality & environmental sustainability STEWARDSHIP PLEDGE – Carbon footprint idea Environmental organizations on campus and in the community Community pledge ~ Stewardship pledge Build coalition of people who wouldn’t normally be connected ~ unity among human family Not only academically/intellectually ~ abstract Connect declaration/pledge to emotions –> Should hit both imagination and intellect Collect pictures of favorite places to spark thought about what would happen to those areas if not taken care of properly Ask Questions to inspire self-reflection for on-going revelations Give mini challenges (ex. collect all the plastic waste you produce in one day and reflect.) → Pledge card for people to take home (wallet size) CANVAS – ask around for banner (reuse) WORLD map outline, green and blue paint (fingerprint)
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Subtotal: 0.13mT
Total: 0.13mT
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0.13mT is approximately the same CO2 as.....
Annual Individual Emissions:
  • 100%
  • 3%
    average human
  • 7%
    fair Earth share
Greenhouse and CO2 Emission from:
  • 0
    Passenger vehicles driven for one year
  • 0
    Tons of waste recycled instead of landfilled
  • 15
    Gallons of gasoline consumed
  • 5
    Propane cylinders used for home barbecues
  • 144
    Pounds of coal burned
Sequestered/"Offset" by:
  • 29
    Tree seedlings grown for 10 years
  • 0
    Acres of U.S. forests in one year
  • 4
    Incandescent bulbs switched to LED bulbs
Product and Services:
  • 38
    hours talking on a cellphone
  • 13,000
    plastic supermarket bags
  • 10,833
    paper supermarket bags
  • 87
    Sunday New York Times (recycled)
  • 52
  • 130
    Veggie Burgers
  • 144
    imported bottles of beer
  • 433
    locally brewed cask ale
  • 382
    large lattes
  • 1,444
    hours watching TV (34-37" LCD)
  • 289
    toilet paper rolls(recycled)
  • 32,500
  • 1,625
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mT CO2 Cost of CO2 in US$
My CO2 Emissions 0.13 5.59
Amount You Choose to Contribute 0.13
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