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Come Show Your Support for a Styrofoam Ban in Newton on April 18

On Wednesday, April 18 at 7pm at Newton City Hall in Room 211/Chamber, please come and show your support for a proposed ban of disposable polystyrene food containers in Newton. These are the ‘Styrofoam’ takeout containers, cups, plates, etc. which are hazardous to our … Read More

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Tip of the Week: Spring Cleaning? Here’s Where to Bring Old Clothes

Clothing should never go in your recycling green cart!  All types of textiles, including shoes, belts and stuffed animals, can be donated to various charities at the Resource Recovery Center (Located at 115 Rumford Ave, Auburndale – driving directions), which is open … Read More

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Free Chestnut Oak Seedlings Available: Please Reply by April 24

Thanks to the Rotary Club of Newton, we have an unusual opportunity to acquire and distribute chestnut oak seedlings (an under-represented species in Newton). The 2017-18 president of Rotary International asked Rotary clubs to show their commitment to addressing climate … Read More

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Green Newton Highlights

Save Those Used Sneakers: SGW Will Collect Sneakers on April 29

Students of a Greener World (SGW) will participate in NewtonSERVES 2018 by collecting used sneakers for their Sneaker Reuse & Recycling Project on Sunday, April 29 from 9am-3pm at Newton City Hall.  Start sorting and saving your sneakers now and bring them to City … Read More

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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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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

Recognizing Community 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 at the May GN program at … Read More

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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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