As consumers, we make choices everyday that have long-lasting environmental impacts. As Julia Hailes, author of A Green Consumer Guide explains, "All products have an environmental impact, however small. The idea is to reduce it to the minimum."
Consider the environmental impacts of your everyday purchases from office and classroom supplies to products used for Jewish celebrations and lifecycle events.
Green Giving Guide The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life helps you "think outside the standard gift box" with these Fair Trade and ethical gift suggestions.
Did you know soy candles burn cleaner than traditional paraffin wax and support American farms? Consider purchasing soy Shabbat candles for your home or synagogue.
Green Printing Learn about the many eco-friendly printing options that are easily accessible.
Equal Exchange Equal Exchange builds economically just and environmentally sound global trade partnerships. Their Interfaith Project can work with your synagogue for special bulk purchases. Consider a Fair Trade fundraiser for Purim baskets, Chanukah gifts or more!
A great place to start for ideas on greening your home, body, office, transportation and lifestyle.
Hybrid Cars Learn about auto alternatives with this sites fuel options research and gas mileage impact calculator. Dont forget to research other advanced energy alternatives (e.g. biodiesel, electric).