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Tip of the Week:  Your Unwanted Totes are Actually Wanted

Cleaned in the washing machine and air dried, tote bags can serve you through many uses and for a variety of purposes. However, what to do if your closet is brimming with more tote bags than you could ever use? … Read More

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Plastic Tea Bags Release Billions of Microparticles and Nanoparticles into Tea

Researchers at McGill University tested four kinds of plastic tea bags in boiling water, and found that a single bag would release more than 11 billion microplastic and 3 billion nanoplastic particles. You would not be able to see the … Read More

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Free Test Drives, EV Tax Credits & Discounts, and Q&A with Electric Car Owners a Highlight at GreenEXPO 2019 on October 20 

The GreenEXPO, which takes place alongside the Harvest Fair in the Newton Center parking lot on Sunday, October 20 from 10am-4:30pm, aims to make living green easier with renewable energy options, sustainable home products, and much more. Kids will have … Read More

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Initiatives

Kids & Teens

GN School Connections

Green Newton leads a forum for Newton parents and teachers interested in promoting sustainability in the classroom and beyond. About once a month, the group offers a setting for sharing experiences and ideas as well as support in facing challenges … Read More

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GN Environmental Awards

Annual Awards to Leaders in Sustainability

Since 2004, Green Newton has been awarding the Annual Green Newton Environmental Awards to individuals, community groups, and local businesses in recognition of their work in striving for a better environment. Awardees are announced each year in May at the … Read More

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Energy

Newton Energy Savers Program

Green Newton educates residents, business people, and public institutions about wise energy use, energy efficiency and renewable energy. We feature the following energy saving initiatives: If you haven’t had a Mass Save Home Energy Assessment within the past two years, … Read More

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