Green Newton Wins 2015 EPA Merit Award
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Support Newton’s Proposed Ordinance on Leaf Blowers
New Rules Would Help Reduce Noise and Air Pollution
Newton Solar Challenge Extended through 2015
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GN Supports the Austin Street Development
Project Is a Good Example of 'Smart Growth'
CONFUSED ABOUT GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS (GMOS)? Some prominent
scientists and policymakers assert that there is no scientific
controversy over the health effects of GMOs. The scientific evidence,
however, reveals a different story.
This education forum reveals how politics and corporate interests have
distorted the health and environmental effects of GMO crops. Sheldon
Krimsky, PhD, will present data from specialists in biology, social
science, politics, and ethics on the GMO crops tied to our entire food
system. After climate change, many believe there is no greater concern
than the unforeseen impacts of GMOs on our food supply.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC . Please RSVP to the facebook event for
More info at http://www.wcpponline.org
[This newsletter was sent by MA Right to Know GMOs, a lead member of the
the Massachusetts Coalition for GMO Labeling. Other lead members include
Citizens for GMO Labeling, MASSPIRG, MoveOn.org, and NOFA/Mass.]
homeowner. Experts from Newton Solar Challenge installers Blue Selenium
Solar and Sunlight Solar Energy will be there to talk about solar
design, aesthetics, savings and environmental benefits. Talk with our
team and local environmental organization, Green Newton. Hear more about
The Village Bank's "solar loan" designed to increase solar ownership by
Newton homeowners who participate in the Newton Solar Challenge.
Date: Saturday, October 10
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Place: 87 Thurston Road, Newton Upper Falls, 02464
Come on by and take a look at this beautiful new home solar system
that was just installed in Upper Falls
Mayor Setti Warren, Green Newton, the Newton Clergy Association, and Next Step Living have officially announced the Newton Energy $avers initiative, with the goal of conducting 1,000, home energy assessments (HEA) within one year. More than 2,600 Newton homes have had HEAs … Read MoreRead More
The School Outreach Committee brings parents and educators of Newton together to share ideas about promoting energy and resource conservation in Newton schools. Past projects implemented at schools include: Classroom and Cafeteria recycling and composting Zero Waste Days and Green … Read MoreLearn More
One of Green Newton’s missions is to protect people and the environment by promoting alternatives to toxic landscape chemicals and pesticides (i.e., herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides and fungicides) through public education campaigns and community action. community resource and clearinghouse for information, referrals … Read MoreLearn More
In our efforts to offset Global Warming, Green Newton´s Energy Committee educates residents, business people, and institutions about wise energy use, energy efficiency and renewable energy. We educate the community about renewable energy and energy efficiency through designing, financing, installing, … Read MoreLearn More