Read Boston Magazine’s ‘Why Cancer is Killing Boston’s Firefighters’

When we think of firefighters, we think of the lives they put on the line to save us from danger. As it turns out, the greatest risk of being a firefighter in Boston isn’t burning to death or even breaking … Read More

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GN Applauds Senator Creem For Sponsoring Environmental Bills

A few weeks ago, Green Newton sent a message of appreciation to Newton’s State Representatives Ruth Balser and Kay Khan for signing on as co-sponsors for key bills that reflect the legislative priorities of Mass Power Forward. Green Newton, a … Read More

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Help Green Newton Earn a Free Ad in the Boston Globe

The Boston Globe is giving free ads to non-profit organizations with the most votes in their GRANT (Globe Readers And Non-profits Together) initiative. Subscribers (7-day) can help Green Newton to earn free ads by clicking on the link below and entering ‘Green Newton’. You can submit your voucher … 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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