St Michael's Camberley

Caring for the Environment

Planet vs. Plastics

For Earth Day 2024 on April 22nd, EARTHDAY.ORG is unwavering in our commitment to end plastics for the sake of human and planetary health, demanding a 60% reduction in the production of ALL plastics by 2040.

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Here’s How You Can Get Involved

 Click on link for more details: Plastic Detox Challenge

Commit to reducing your use of single-use plastics in your daily life. Say no to plastic bags, straws, water bottles, and other disposable items. Seek sustainable alternatives instead. You can try this lifestyle change for any period of time – a day, a week or as long as you want to keep challenging yourself.

Join the EARTHDAY.ORG #PlasticDetox community! Connect with like-minded individuals, share tips, and support each other on the journey to a plastic-free lifestyle. Be a role model and inspire others to reduce plastic waste. Advocate for sustainability in your community.

Share your plastic-free journey on social media. 📸 Show off your eco-friendly swaps, creative ideas, and sustainable choices. 💡Inspire others to join the Plastic Detox Challenge by raising awareness about plastic pollution and its harmful effects.

Click on here to view the Minutes of ECO Meetings 2021 onwards




At the beginning of August ’21 we had the first meeting of the group called Eco Vision for St. Michael’s.

We had a list of objectives  briefly set out below and the Eco Church online questionnaire designed to search out our ability to make additions and improvements in the many areas in which we operate.

  • Renewable energy
  • Install automatic movement sensors to switch off lights
  • Solar panels
  • ASHP for heating/hot water 
  • Utilities
  • Green suppliers
  • Recycling
    • Introduce double-sided printing to reduce paper waste
    • Implement an e-waste policy to properly recycle everything
    • Donate old but still functioning electronic devices to charity
    • Promote the purchase of second hand furniture 
    • Change to A+++ electrical appliances
    • Insulation of windows and doors
    • Gardening, landscape and biodiversity
    • Grow our own flowers
    •   Introduce non-toxic cleaning products
    • Low-carbon transport
  • Clean water
    • Store rainwater from rooftops in tanks
    • Install water saving devices in toilets and tabs
    • A good sustainability project idea is to use rainwater to flush toilets 
  • Organic food

We have made progress in a number of the above.

ECO Bronze certificate

Eco Awards