Over at Green Ramadan our friends have a range of suggestions for improving health and sustainability during the fasting month. Avoid the curse of disposable plates and foil containers at iftar time and add blessings to your fast by developing a zero-trash iftar kit for your mosque community! Click here to read about ten amazing … Continue reading Go Green This Ramadan
Thanks to the generosity of Harlow-based firm Silicon CPV we will soon be installing an array of solar power cells on our roof! These installations are made in Pakistan to EU specifications and are being donated free of charge to our mosque! Silicon CPV are involved in sustainable technology projects in Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and … Continue reading Solar Array News
Indonesia has almost a million mosques! Now the Indonesian Council of Muslim Scholars has announced that a thousand will be converted to run on sustainable principles and will be centres for educating the public on green technologies and recycling methods. This follows a number of eco-fatwas, including a landmark ruling against lighting fires in forest … Continue reading Yanggo Announces 1000 Green Mosques
Here is a unique interview with Othman Llewellyn of the Saudi Wildlife Authority, recorded at the historic Dar al Islam Mosque in Abiquiu, New Mexico, in which Llewellyn explains Islam’s teachings on the environment and the need for sustainability in mosque design.
“The sun is a gift from God.” Shaista Ambar, founder of Lucknow’s first, all-women mosque The first women’s mosque in the city of Lucknow has become the first mosque in India to be entirely powered by renewable energy. The mosque’s president, Shaista Ambar, emphasises that the initiative is in response to global warming, urban pollution, … Continue reading Indian Women’s Mosque Goes 100% Solar
The COP22 climate change negotiations have been underway in Marrakech and a range of British and global Islamic organisations have been making their presence felt, under the umbrella of the Global Muslim Climate Network (GMCN). To celebrate the coming into effect of the Paris Climate Agreement, the GMCN designated November 11 as ‘Green Friday’, and … Continue reading Marrakech’s Green Friday