Make a Commitment for EcoShabbat!
This is a list of suggested challenges that you, as an individual, and you as a community can commit to. Feel free to do just one, or as many as you like. The timescale for completion is up to you.
We would also be delighted to share your commitment stories on our website so email firstname.lastname@example.org
Good Luck! Let’s Do This Together!
Links included are a guide only, there are loads of other great resources & organisations to be found online!
PICK A CHALLENGE OR THREE!
Take the EcoSynagogue Environment Audit
Revisit your EcoSynagogue Environment Audit
Facilitate specific sermons from your Rabbinic team on environmental issues throughout the year
Facilitate specific learning opportunities on environmental issues for your community throughout the year
Hold an environmental awareness-raising event (e.g., documentary/film evenings, discussion, debates)
Hold an EcoPanel debate or Information event
Commit to a Carbon Footprint measurement (contact us, we have one for our registered communities coming soon!)
Go Zero-Waste for 1 week/month
Setup additional recycling opportunities such as with TerraCycle
Check your energy providers have set your community for a “green tariff”
Organise a give and take event
Audit your light bulbs and switch to LED
Start a community garden Earth Easy
Plant trees through JTree
Setup water collection facilities
Challenge your community to go non-disposal for 1 month
Take part in a conservation project
Support an environmental campaign, nationally or internationally
Join the Queen’s Green Canopy tree planting project
Install a wormery, individually or with the younger members of your community
Go Meat-free for 1 week/month
Campaign for more tree cover in your area
Protect a Green Space with Fields in Trust
Create a B-Line with Buglife
Buy only local ingredients for two weeks
Switch to seasonal vegetables
Sign up to be a Backyard Nature Guardian and pledge to protect nature where you live