Sustainability Resources for Synagogues

At the North American Association of Synagogue Executives (NAASE), we are dedicated to helping our communities navigate the path to sustainability. Our seasoned executive veterans bring years of experience and a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by synagogues in implementing sustainable practices. Whether you’re considering installing solar panels, enhancing your recycling programs, or seeking ways to reduce your carbon footprint, our team is here to support you every step of the way.

Why Sustainability Matters

Sustainability is not just a trend; it’s a crucial commitment to our planet and future generations. By adopting sustainable practices, synagogues can:

  • Model Jewish values of stewardship and responsibility
  • Contribute to the global effort to combat climate change
  • Reduce operational costs
  • Enhance community engagement

Featured Resource

Watch our latest webinar recording on “Capital Planning from an Environmental Perspective” to learn more about how you can harness the power of a more sustainable infrastructure in your community.

Practices to Consider

  • Solar Panels in Synagogues: Many synagogues have successfully installed solar panels, significantly lowering their energy bills and demonstrating their commitment to environmental stewardship.
  • Composting and Recycling Programs: Learn how to set up and maintain effective composting and recycling initiatives within your synagogue.
  • Energy Efficiency Upgrades: Discover simple yet impactful changes you can make to improve your synagogue’s energy efficiency.
  • Water Conservation: Explore ways to reduce water usage and manage stormwater runoff in and around your synagogue.
  • Green Building Practices: Get tips on incorporating sustainable materials and practices in your synagogue’s construction or renovation projects.

Connect with Us

For personalized support and to discuss your synagogue’s specific sustainability needs, reach out to our team. We’re here to help you turn your sustainability goals into reality.

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Together, we can create a more sustainable future for our communities and our world.