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Churches’ demand for green energy doubles

Churches’ demand for green energy doubles

2020/01/21

More and more churches are trying to tackle climate change by reducing their carbon footprint and switching to green energy. Church Buying has seen the demand for its green energy contracts double since 2016. The Big Church Switch, a green energy campaign by Church Buying, has been running for 4 years and has seen churches from a range of denominations... Read more

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Big Church Switch

Big Church Switch

2019/12/16

Easy energy switching Register now The calls on churches of all denominations, faith and belief groups to switch to using energy suppliers that only put electricity into the national grid from 100% green sources (such as solar, wind or waterflow) instead of supplying power generated from fossil fuels. Why switch? Green energy can help restore the earth and bring balance to... Read more

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Church Buying launches with new procurement-as-a-service offering

2019/11/18

Church Buying is a new purchasing service launched by leading church buying group 2buy2 to help churches and others reduce time and money spent on day-to-day purchases and their long-term planning needs. Church Buying releases resources to ensure donations are spent wisely and provides assurance that products are fit for purpose, safe to... Read more

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5 tips for Church procurement

2019/05/13

1. Take time to evaluate Before going out to the market, try spending some time understanding your current contract. You will need to know key aspects of your previous agreements such as the expiry date and details on the termination notice. This will allow you to factor enough time into the quotation process and ensure continuity of supply. Then, you will also have to... Read more

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Methodist Churches save £57,000 thanks to Church Buying’s innovative scheme

Methodist Churches save £57,000 thanks to Church Buying’s innovative scheme

2019/05/13

The Methodist Energy Basket was created by 2buy2 (who provide the Church Buying service) with the intention of saving Methodist Churches money and time on their energy procurement, so they can reinvest their resources where it matters most. In 2016, the first energy basket joined the spend of 144 Methodist Churches. The... Read more

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