When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof, so that you do not bring bloodguilt on your house if anyone should fall from it. (Deuteronomy 22:8)
Usually when you think of a greenhouse you think of horticulture, right? Well, the times they are a changin. Now you can have a green house or building, as the case may be. Use these resources to make your house of worship and your house of living energy efficient and environmentally friendly.
Energy Audit Conducting an energy audit is an important first step toward greening your congregation and is a great way to engage your youth group in eco-friendly behavior. Plus, implementing changes after your audit could save households almost $400 a year!
Greening Guides The Room-by-Room and Conservation Category guides offer conservation suggestions you can start using in your home or congregation today!
Green Consumerism Consider the environmental impacts of your everyday purchases from office and classroom supplies, to your printing choices and to products used for celebrations and lifecycle events.
Funding Sources Learn about the different funding opportunities available to congregations that are greening their facilities.
At the Toronto Biennial, Rabbi Yoffie called for a commitment to ethical eating, asking synagogue
leaders to "carefully, thoughtfully, Jewishly" formulate new eating
guidelines for their communities. Download resources and program guides for
developing new food policies, planting community gardens, and educating membership about righteous, healthy eating.