June 15, 2024
Grace Goes Green

"Humans, in service to God, have special roles on behalf of the whole of creation. Made in the image of God, we are called to care for the earth as God cares for the earth." (ELCA, "Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope, and Justice," 1993).

Click here to view the ELCA's Social Statement on Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope, and Justice.

We are called by God to ""keep the earth"" (Genesis 2:15). Here at Grace Lutheran Church we are excited about a new initiative underway to help our church and its members take active steps toward preserving and protecting God's creation. Already, our church has increased its recycling program to include paper and cardboard waste.

As part of our initiative we also want to educate members on ways they can recycle more at home. Below are websites that contain information on year-round recycling as well as special collection events.

Recycling Websites:

Berks County Solid Waste Authority: Click here.
Electronics Recycling Center: Click here.
Hazardous Waste Disposal Information: Click here.
- Click here for a full list of items that can be recycled.
Medication Drop-Box Information: Click here.
Recycling Services, Inc.: Click here.
- A non-profit recycling and energy center located in Pottstown, PA
- Accepts a large variety of materials that most curbside programs do not take
- Click here for a full list of items that can be recycled.
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