Shrinking the Footprint is the
Church of England's national environmental campaign.
"The present challenges of environment and economy, of human
development and global poverty, can only be faced with
extraordinary Christ-liberated courage."
Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury
The Church is committed to a Carbon reduction
target of 80% by 2050 (in line with
Government commitments), with an interim target of 42% by 2020.
Good practice is already established in many churches round the
country and Shrinking the Footprint is uniquely placed to share
news, tips and resources
Our website includes:
- Free energy audit tool to help your church identify
- Taking action - a step by step guide to increasing energy
- Advice on new technology, recycling, transport and more
- News, case studies and best practice
Ruth Knight is the Shrinking the
Footprint environmental policy manager
David Shreeve is part of the
policy adviser team for the Church of England, taking a lead on
issues around the environment.