Mount Olivet Lutheran Church has begun the process of becoming more intentional about reducing, reusing, and recycling our waste and reducing the use of toxic chemicals. The goal is to educate the staff and congregation to make changes at church, home, and influence their community by example
Mount Olivet Lutheran Church has reduced the amount of trash that the church generates, added organics recycling, and improved other recycling rates. They evaluated their use of toxic chemicals with a professional. Their adult education classes and kids camp have advanced awareness, knowledge, and application of these issues among church members. They educated over 5,000 staff and the congregation to make behavior changes to reduce waste.