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Tip of the Week: Ideas for a Greener Thanksgiving

The following is a reprint of a post originally published on thoughtco.com by Larry West on October 13, 2016. Thanksgiving Day is an American holiday that is loaded with tradition, so why not start a new tradition in your family by making … Read More

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Newton Family Singers Concert on November 24 Will Benefit 10 Charities Including Green Newton

Newton Family Singers (NFS) will perform the music of Tom Petty and Fleetwood Mac at their 10th Anniversary Concert on Sunday, November 24 at 4 pm at the JCC Greater Boston (333 Nahanton St. , Newton). Green Newton is one of … Read More

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Tip of the Week: Return or Repurpose Those Campaign Yard Signs

Please hold on to yard signs until you know if candidates want to pick them up from your house. Yard signs are generally made from corrugated plastic and are lightweight and durable. Corrugated plastic signs are not recyclable in the green cart. … 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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