Treating the Earth as a Sacred Vessel

Ginzkey, Jan; Burley, Joanna; Stengel, Mark; Fischer, Elaine
March 2014
Benedictines;Spring/Summer2014, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p28
The article discusses the efforts of monasteries in reducing their carbon footprints and striving to overcome challenges to become more sustainable. Benet Hill Monastery in Colorado Springs, Colorado constructed a new monastery which is designed to reduce carbon footprint. Subiaco Monastery in Subiaco, Arkansas is planning to reduce, reuse and recycle paper, plastic, aluminum and food waste.


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