Creation Wise: GIPL's Green Certification

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Creation Wise is GIPL’s free green certification program for congregations. Use these handy guides to map a path to sustainability for your faith community and earn points toward Creation Wise certification.

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Our Power Wise program will provide your congregation with a low-cost, professional energy audit. Through implementation of energy-saving measures, you can save your faith community 20% on energy bills, leaving more money for your mission. Matching grants are available to help complete energy efficiency projects.

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GIPL’s Water Wise program helps your congregation pursue water efficiency. Our Water Wise Guide includes instructions for conducting and implementing a water audit of your congregation.

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Waste Wise is a free congregational guide to waste reduction. Waste Wise helps your congregation understand the connection between your faith and your trash.

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Buy Wise provides helpful tips on sustainable purchasing and product choices that reflect your congregation’s faith values.

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Dirt Wise provides your congregation with a free garden curriculum designed to help you start a garden while you learn about sustainable food. It will guide your congregation through the entire process, from installing raised beds to post-planting maintenance.