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‘Coastal Cities and the Increasing Concerns of Rising Sea Levels’ Talk on December 6

On Thursday, December 6 at 6pm at Dunne House at Lasell College (74 Grove Street, Auburndale), join Juan Pestana, the senior principal for Geosyntec Consultants and an emeritus professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University … Read More

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Retired and Don’t Think You can Afford Solar? Think Again

Retired and Don’t Think You can Afford Solar? Think Again By Ellie Goldberg Advocate for healthy children, safe schools and sustainable communities. (www.healthy-kids.info) Wondering about installing a solar system? I’ve interviewed local homeowners to learn how and why they decided … Read More

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Carbon Offsetting Can Help You Get Closer to ‘Net Zero’

This is a reprint of a previous Green Newton post from Katherine Gekas on May 13, 2017. After we’ve purchased LED light bulbs, upgraded our appliances, insulated our homes and switched to greener cars, a carbon footprint remains. We live … Read More

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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

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 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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