Upcoming Events

Saturday, Sep 3
Farmers Market
Starts: Saturday, Sep 3
Ends: Saturday, Sep 3 - 2:00 pm
Location: Elm Street Square, West Newton, MA, United States
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Tuesday, Sep 6
Farmers Market
Starts: Tuesday, Sep 6
Ends: Tuesday, Sep 6 - 6:00 pm
Location: Cold Spring Park, Beacon St, Newton, MA 02461, USA
Description: Come visit the GN tent and say hello!
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Saturday, Sep 10
Farmers Market
Starts: Saturday, Sep 10
Ends: Saturday, Sep 10 - 2:00 pm
Location: Elm Street Square, West Newton, MA, United States
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Tuesday, Sep 13
Farmers Market
Starts: Tuesday, Sep 13
Ends: Tuesday, Sep 13 - 6:00 pm
Location: Cold Spring Park, Beacon St, Newton, MA 02461, USA
Description: Come visit the GN tent and say hello!
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How to Mitigate Lead Contamination in Our Water 

Given recent reports of high lead levels at some of Newton’s outdoor water fountains and at several Newton public schools, it is timely to review the sources of lead in drinking water and to find local solutions to this nationwide … Read More

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Paper Bag Use is Way Up in Newton

To follow up on paper bag use one year after the implementation of Newton’s Plastic Bag Ordinance, City Councilor Alison Leary and a Newton South High School student canvassed CVS and Walgreens stores in Needham and Newton to compare the distribution of plastic … Read More

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Video Shows the Benefits of Newton Business Energy $avers

Newton has gone on TV to promote a new free energy assessment for businesses and non-profits. The program offers: no up-front cost; pays for up to 70% of the cost of the installation and equipment; and a two-year zero-percent loan for the balance after you start to save on your energy bills. The … Read More

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STEAM

Green Newton Highlights

GN’s SGW Kids Put on the Green at Newton’s STEAM Expo

On Saturday, Green Newton’s Students For a Greener World (SGW) was an exhibitor at the Newton Free library’s STEAM Expo, where 17 exhibitors put on hands on workshops both inside and outside the library. SGW students were on hand to … Read More

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Resources

Living Green

Do you have questions about how to live your day a little greener? Check out our Resources pages for answers to common questions.

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Initiatives

School Outreach

Recycling and Waste Reduction in Our Schools

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 More

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Healthy Environments

Healthy Environments

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 More

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Energy

Weatherization, LED Bulbs, & Solar Homes

In our efforts to offset climate change, 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 More

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