Recycle your Broken LightStrings Recycle your old Christmas lights! - Through Sunday, January 14, the Caring for Creation team will collect the following types of lights Italian mini-lights, traditional lights, rope lights and LED lights. Lights can be in working or non-working condition. We will also accept extension cords. The collection box is located in the back of the parlor. If you miss our deadline, you can recycle the same light strings and extension cords at the Downers Grove Village Hall, up until Feb 9. Their lobby is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Eat less meat and help save the environment and your health.
UCCDG's Caring for Creation is hoping you'll join us in our New Year's Resolution to to eat healthier - and help the environment at the same time by going meatless 1 day a week! See our Recipe Collection of Easy Beef-less and Vegetarian single dish meals below.
Give serious thought to recycling clothes, shoes and household goods. While 95% of unwanted clothing and textiles can be re-used or recycled, 85% ends up in a landfill, where it slowly degrades, releasing greenhouse gases, and leaching chemicals, which may seep into groundwater if the landfill is not sealed properly. Download our article below Read the Caring for Creation Newsletter Article and learn more about recycling these items for a better earth.
Caring for Creation March 2017 Article - On Recycling Clothes, Shoes and other Household goods.docx