Mass Green Network Summit on March 9 Aims to Help Activists Pass Green Laws in Their Communities

If you’re working to pass a new law to green your community, or if you’re saddled with the task of implementing a new local regulation about plastic bags or polystyrene, the 2017 summit of the Mass Green Network is the event for … Read More

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‘The Shape of Rivers’ Talk at deCordova Museum on March 9

Join the discussion on “The Shape of Rivers” at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln on Thursday, March 9, at 6:30 pm.  “The Shape of Rivers” will be a dynamic conversation between the artist, Fritz Horstman and MIT geophysicist, Daniel Rothman on … Read More

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Scientists and Supporters Take a Stand for Climate Research in Boston

A large gathering of scientists and supporters demonstrated in Boston on February 19 to fight against the Trump administration’s efforts to discredit science and climate research, and dismantle key scientific institutions within the government. This drumbeat will continue toward the March for Science in … Read More

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Green Newton Highlights

Another Successful Season for GN at the Newton Farmers Market

Markets which took place at both Cold Spring Park in Newton Centre and Elm Street in West Newton. Many thanks to the visitors, volunteers and vendors who made it possible! Along with the ice cream, fruits and vegetables, baked goodies … 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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