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The Urgency of Stewardship – Living Green Series

The Living Green Series takes us through our responsibilities towards green living and environmental stewardship. In this segment, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains why we all have a responsibility to be stewards of the earth. Stewardship a necessary part of living in this world. We are actually commanded to work towards justice to everything around us, […]

Day 26: Reduce Waste–30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 26: Reduce Waste In these days of fasting, many of us make an effort to host and attend iftar dinners. We do this to reconnect with others, and share in the joy of this blessed month. However, sometimes these events come with a lot of waste; wasted food, wasted materials, and wasted time. For […]

What is the Legal Ruling of Wasting Money?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: What is the Islamic legal ruling on wasting money? What is defined as wasting money? Some Muslims are really unnecessarily cheap in spending and giving gifts, some are over the top in trying to save every single penny even recycling tea bags. Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, […]

Leaving Food on one’s plate

Answered  by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it sunnah not to finish all the food on your plate, and to leave some food for next time? I ask because someone told me this is a very good thing to do, and someone else said this is illogical. Please clarify this, insha’Allah. Answer : The sunna […]

Throwing Away Food

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Kindly could you elaborate on the issue of throwing away food? For example, if one has cooked food that is edible in itself but distasteful, what should one do about it? Can one throw it away? What about bread crums and crums of biscuits? Can one throw them in the garden i.e […]