Go Green this Ramadan

By The ISNA Green Initiative Team
Islamic Horizons
March/April 2024

ISNA Green Initiative pledges to award mosques with the “Best Green Ramadan” prize

For the past ten years, the ISNA Green Initiative Team has been encouraging mosques, Islamic centers, schools, homes and individuals to adopt environmentally friendly practices. The site energystar.gov has recognized ISNA as an Energy Star Success Story.

As Muslims, we know that the blessed month of Ramadan has many layers of significance, among them the revelation of the Quran’s first verses and the bestowal of prophethood upon Muhammad (salla Allahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). During this month, Muslims are not just required to fast from food and drink but are also instructed to engage in spiritual contemplation by focusing on self-improvement and increased worship, as well as practice self-restraint, sacrifice, empathy for the less fortunate and abandon wasteful practices (Quran 6:141).

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