Green Charter for Churches launched on Environment Day
New Delhi (India), June 6: Huliot India, Mumbai Khar has partnered with the Care for Creation Cell of St. Vincent de Paul Church to launch a Green Charter to mobilize the green movement in the church.
Huliot India has donated a 3 KLD hybrid sewage treatment plant that recycles and recycles 3000 liters of sewage per day. It will be connected to solar panels installed on the roof of the church.
More than 250 plants and fruit trees were planted by parishioners aged 5 to 75 with the Huliot team.
Care for Creation Cell conducted eco-friendly plastic bottle collection drive, tetra pack collection, newspaper collection drive and distribution of cloth bags to all parishioners.
Huliot India will install India’s only certified green pipe in Churchill, which is 100% recyclable, leak-proof, UV resistant and lasts up to 50 years.
“We are delighted to announce our support and partnership to create India’s greenest church in the next few months using Israeli green technology and recycle 1 million liters of wastewater annually,” said Mickey Kedem, CEO, Huliot India. We are happy to see the rush and happy faces of people planting trees.
Father Patrick DiMello, parish priest of St. Vincent de Paul Church, said, “Our Pope Francis recently launched Lodato Si – Care for Creation. Our church has taken care of creation. We are grateful to Huliot India for sponsoring the plants and sewage treatment plant and to all the parishioners for their wholehearted participation. “
Assistant Parish Priest Father Jodman Perera said, “Our Care for Creation team theme is Go Green. We make people of all ages aware that we take more from the planet than we give back. We need to take care of the environment as it is our home. “
Dr Roshan Rodrigues said a 20-point Green Charter has been launched to transform churches into sustainable churches by using eco-friendly and sustainable companies. Once this is successful, we will present it to the clergy to help develop it into a pan-India program. I am grateful to the Care for Creation team members – Maria Desai, Gillian Miranda, Maria Fernandes, Vivian Fonseca, Angeline Monterey, Parish Priests Fr. Patrick & Fr. Jodman is dedicated to making a difference by reducing carbon emissions, reducing plastic pollution and conserving water. “
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