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We are called to be good stewards of the earth. In HRP, we are learning to be "Green." Learn with us.

Helpful Links

New York Interfaith Power and Light
HRP is a member of NY Interfaith Power and Light which supports and encourage congregations of all faiths in their actions to reduce global warming and protect the sacredness of the earth for all generations.
http://www.newyorkipl.org/about
Energy Priorities for Congregations
A part of the extensive Interfaith Coalition on Energy Website, this page highlights several tips toward congregational conservation -- A great place to begin.
http://interfaithenergy.com/tips.htm
Interfaith Coalition on Energy
Though based in Philadelphia, the ICE web page provides many resources -- both practical and theological -- on Energy Conservation. See their links page for even more ideas and equipment resources.
http://interfaithenergy.com/index.htm
Web of Creation
The Web of Creation was established to foster the movement for personal and social transformation to a just and sustainable world from religious perspectives. Here, you'll find resources on becoming a "Green Congregation" as well as worship/liturigcal materials, and much more.
http://www.webofcreation.org/
Resources from the PCUSA
Visit this link to explore the PCUSA Store -- with many resources...some free, and some for purchase...that may spark creative thinking for your congregation's environmental stewardship.
http://store.pcusa.org/Browse-Categories/Environmental-Concerns;jsessionid=0a010c551f43a6f94fc22ce24e9fa0b6c2fb1c35026d.e3eSc38R
NY Research & Development Authority
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority's (NYSERDA) Existing Facilities Program offers incentives for a variety of energy projects including Pre-Qualified Measures and Performance-Based Incentives.
http://nyserda.org/programs/Existing_Facilities/default.html
Energy Federation Incorporated
Learn about products and equipment to become more energy efficient. Use the "Kill-A-Watt" meter to test the energy consumption of the appliances you already have. How might you save money while saving energy?
http://www.energyfederation.org
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
A wide array of Environmental information with an international perspective.
http://unfccc.int/2860.php
Garrison Institute: Transformational Ecology
The Transformational Ecology Initiative uses contemplative perspectives to create subjective shifts in prevailing attitudes towards the environment and environmental issues.
http://www.garrisoninstitute.org/programs.php?type=transformation_ecology

Resource Documents

Overcoming the Bottled Water Habit
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