- Click on the link to receive a Start-Up Kit and learn 25 tips under $25 to help you and your congregation reduce energy consumption and save money on utility bills. To do more, you also may view 25 Steps Over $25.
- Click on the link to calculate your congregation’s carbon footprint: Congregational Carbon Footprint
- Click on the link to calculate the carbon footprint for you and your family: My Carbon Footprint
- To learn more about the Energy Innovation Act and how it might impact you and your congregation, go to Energy Innovation Act.
On October 19, 2019, Ark. IPL and Plastic Free Little Rock helped Girl Scouts earn “Make the World a Better Place” badges.
- Scouts made Halloween bats from up-cycled toilet paper rolls.
- Each Scout went home with an Energy Action Challenge booklet from the National Energy Efficiency Foundation, developed in consultation with Patti Springs, Energy Efficiency Arkansas Facilitator at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality.
The following facts about plastic were shared with the girls.
Facts About Plastic
- From Global Citizen, 2018
1. Since the 1950s, around 8.3 billion tons of plastic have been produced worldwide.
- According to a report from the Guardian, an estimated 8.3 billion tons of plastic have been produced since the 1950s — that’s equivalent to the weight of more than 800,000 Eiffel Towers.
- And only 9% of it has been recycled.