Calling all Hazon Seal sites! “Do you have a list of any sources to help fund the greening old buildings? HVAC? Furnaces? Etc?” – This question from one of our Hazon Seal sites inspired us to call on the knowledge of the group. We are compiling the answers in this document (see full link below […]
We applaud you for taking on this important task to align your food choices with your Jewish values as Shomrei Adamah, keepers of the earth. Below are resources to help you on your journey. Please email email@example.com with any questions or suggestions that you may have regarding this material. Have a good example to share? […]
Time: Aug 4, 2019 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada), by:Zoom Scheduled due to popular demand, this webinar focuses on climate advocacy: How you can get your community active in this space, locally and federally. We were joined by two committed advisers of the Hazon Seal program: Mirele Goldsmith, a longtime supporter and […]
Composting your food scraps is one of the most direct ways that you can lower your carbon footprint, give back to the Earth, and inspire friends and family to follow suit. Fortunately, many towns in Westchester now have a food scrap recycling program, where residents can bring their food scraps along with regular recycling to […]
This 4 page resource provides a useful overview of Shmita and provides some useful information about how you can incorporate the values of Shmita into your life. The resource can be found here.
This guide is a resource book with ideas, definitions, stories and guidance for Jewish institutions to think about how they can make healthier and more sustainable food choices. The guide also includes an audit with a list of questions for an institution to use to be able to assess where it’s doing well and how […]
This Haggadah supplement was put together by the Heschel Center for Sustainability. It has many stories and text studies that connect the Passover story to sustainability and the environment. It explores our connection to the environment, the place Passover has in a modern world, and the social contexts of slavery.
From Fast Company, March 2019 A relatively painless guide to cutting plastic out of your life You already carry a reusable grocery bag, straw, and water bottle. Are you ready to take your fight against plastic to the next level? Continue reading Or click here to download a PDF of the article (with no pictures)
As you plan a special event, please keep in mind that your celebration also has an impact on our environment. This guide is a starting point to help you align your values and increase your positive impact on the world as you celebrate the significant milestones in your life. Please note that this brochure is not […]
Technology has become an integral component of our lives – on both an individual and societal level. Gadgets exist to handle so much of our communication and work, from smart phones, to laptops, to iPods and iPads, you name it. We replace our tech-devices as frequently as the latest available upgrade, leaving behind a block […]
Did you know that Americans waste 25% of the food they buy? According to Sustainable America, an environmental non-profit, that’s like buying four bags of groceries and dropping one in the street! Reducing food waste is not just a way to save money, but one of many critical steps toward reducing methane emissions and our […]