This beautiful example comes to us from Ann Lilly who has been leading the sustainability work at Hannah Senesh Community Day School in Brooklyn NY. She also sent an email announcing the box: Dear teachers and Staff, Behold the Magical Used Battery Box on the window of the teacher lounge. Place your end of […]
This is an example for an activity initiated at Congregation Agudath Israel of West Essex. For more info and inquiries about this activity, reach out to email@example.com or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will connect you with the CAI green team!
Distributed by the EPA mailer on 8/15/2019. We’d love to hear from you if you are using any of these! The new school year is already upon students and teachers. To help kickoff the new year, EPA has a lot of free resources available in hard copy on environmental education, including on reducing, reusing and recycling. […]
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 […]
Shamayim is a Jewish animal advocacy organization that works to fight for ethical treatment of animals. The information below comes from their website. Mission Shamayim: Jewish Animal Advocacy is a non-profit organization that educates leaders, trains advocates, and leads campaigns for the ethical treatment of animals. About Us “Shamayim” means “Heaven” in Hebrew. The goal […]
These signs were designed with the idea that we should do a better job at communicating both our commitment to sustainability and environmental protection, and all the wonderful work we are doing! Designed to be displayed side by side – The GREEN sign will indicate you are a part of the Hazon Seal program 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 […]
Receive 10% Off Your Printing Needs! We are pleased to offer printing discounts to Hazon Seal sites who order from EcoFriendly Printer (NY based). Greg Barber of EcoFriendly Printer has been working with Hazon for years and researches the most sustainable materials on the market. All Hazon Seal Sites are receiving 10% off! See below […]
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.
This brief 2-page document can be handed out to your community to inform them about the importance of higher welfare eggs and how they can look for higher welfare eggs in their grocery store. It provides a good overview of higher welfare eggs if your institution is looking into making the switch from conventional eggs.