Ramadan in 2023 is March 22 – April 21 (exact dates may vary slightly). At community Iftars (the evening meal with which Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset), sustainabilityexternal link can be practiced many ways.
For example, you can bring your own reusable plates, cups, water bottles and utensils. This helps reduce and eliminate waste from single-use plastic and Styrofoam. Plan out your meals to know how many people are coming, and save extra food for future meals. Islamic principles teach sustainability, moderation and discipline.
Many of the tips on this page were featured in a King County EcoConsumer program Green Ramadan segment on Fox 13 TV on April 8, 2022 Youtube , with anchor Liz Dueweke and local healthcare and Muslim advocate Janice Tufte.