How Did They Do It? Stories of Successful Greening
Greening is a process of constant learning and growth. The rewards can be immense – saving money, helping the climate, and energizing your community. But the task can seem daunting.
Thankfully, you don’t have to reinvent the wheel. Staff, volunteers, and activists at Jewish organizations have already put countless successful greening projects into place. We invite you to learn from these organizations’ experiences as you green your own institution.
In each of the four case studies, we explore a particular greening project and present relevant resources, education ideas, and Jewish values. You can also view a list of other projects undertaken across the Hazon Seal of Sustainability network.
Reducing Waste at Kane Street Synagogue
Saving Paper at the JCC of Staten Island
Building a Nature Classroom at Mid-Island Y JCC
Installing Solar Panels at Greenburgh Hebrew Center
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