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Open Ideas/S2 - Dec19-Jan20

Reusing/Remolding Collection Lids

As a new officer, after RSA we were told that the red lids from the collection tins were to be disposed of. I find it crazy that we aren't melting them down and remolding them into new lids rather than purchasing more. As well as the environmental ramifications for the disposing of plastic. I've done some research into if its financially viable to remake them and was even looking at it as fundraising for our corps. But i think we should have a process for the TSA to handle the left over.

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Open Ideas/S2 - Dec19-Jan20

Solar Panel Installation on all Quarters/Corps

With the Salvation Army looking at sustainability with things like electric vehicles etc and also with cost cutting, why not do both and help both the employees and services by installing Solar Panels on all corps buildings and quarters (with all the rebates we are offered now) With most systems now, they will be paid off in less than 5 years, and during that time our electricity cost reduction should cover payments. It's to the point that i've nearly used my own money to install on our...

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Faith Challenge - Oct-Dec 2019

Just Game - Board Game Network / Isolation Breaking Project

To leverage the growing board game community into a network all connected around Australia using Corps/Churches buildings as home bases. Board game communities are amazing at social inclusion and breaking isolation for (young) adults that can be stuck in our local communities.The idea at its basic is to help churches etc to create new connection pathways for youth/young/adults that may not have any connect (anymore). We have been running our group for nearly 10 years, have seen people...

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Matt Atkins

Reservoir, Australia

Joined this community on Sep 19, 2019

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Bio Corps Officer Reservoir. 1 Wife, 2 Kids, All awesome.

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