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Reader Responds to ‘Quick Tips to Save Energy This Winter’

Reader Sally Brickell commented on the post ‘Quick Tips to Save Energy This Winter’ that was published in the 1/10/17 edition of the GN E-newsletter. (Headline photo courtesy of Sally): Dear Green Newton, I have a comment on the following … Read More

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Newton City Council Will Vote on Summer Leaf Blower Ban on January 17

The Newton City Council will vote on the proposed summer leaf blower ban on Tuesday, January 17 at 7:45 pm at Newton City Hall.  Please consider sending a brief personal email message in support of the proposal this week to David [email protected] he will forward your … Read More

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Quick Tips to Save Energy This Winter

We wanted to pass along some energy saving tips for the recent snow storm and every one that follows: Consider using non-toxic de-icing substances like cat litter or sand to help cut down on the hazardous chemicals that seep into … 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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