Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Carbon 'fast' for Lent

Posted By on Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 4:27 PM

Coming out of England and gaining support here — an idea, for those of us so predisposed— on how to observe Lent.

Rather than the usual denial of desserts, alcohol, and other indulgences during these 40-plus days, the idea is to reduce our carbon footprint by such simple tasks such as removing light bulbs, changing modes of transportation, being a vegetarian for two days a week, buying locally produced goods and food, etc.

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For a tip sheet and other information on the Carbon Fast, you can go to the website and download the fact sheet.

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