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Join Your Newton Neighbors and Opt Up to 100% Renewable Electricity on Your Electricity Account

As of September, more than 1,700 residents have chosen to opt up to 100% renewable electricity on their electricity accounts (from the current default of 60%). To join your neighbors in “Opting Up” please find your Eversource account number, then … Read More

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We Welcome You to the ‘Meatless & Greet’ GN Potluck Dinners on December 12 & January 16

Did you know that eating less meat is not only a way for individuals to add healthy ingredients to their diet, but also a way to fight climate change? Green Newton invites you to join us for a vegetarian potluck … Read More

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Newton’s First Pumpkin Smash is a Smashing Success

The City of Newton held the first Pumpkin Smash on Saturday, November 2. The event was a fun family activity where visitors were encouraged to give it their all in destroying their leftover Halloween jack-o-lanterns. The pumpkins were then taken … 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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