Upcoming Events

View Full Calendar

‘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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

Initiatives

Schools

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

Learn More

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

Learn More

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

Learn More
Join Green Newton

Join Green Newton

Join or renew your membership today!
Help protect the environment in Newton and beyond, support our environmental education and advocacy, and participate in Green Newton activities. Learn More...

Join Green Newton

Recently on Twitter