Come Join in Youth Art + Lobby Day on January 23

On Tuesday, January 23, students are calling on legislators to ‘Put A Price On It’. Young people from around the state are convening at the Boston State House on January 23 at 10am to let our lawmakers know that it is time to pass comprehensive … Read More

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Action Alert – Ask Governor Baker to Stand up for our Coast

President Trump’s administration recently announced plans to open up vast regions of the ocean to oil drilling — including an area off the coast of Massachusetts. Since then, governors of other states have spoken in opposition to the drilling plan, because oil … Read More

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Newton’s Zoning Redesign Presentations on Parking Lots and Arts will be on January 18 and February 15

Join the City of Newton as it presents its next in a series of Zoning Redesign Presentations at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St, Newton). Thursday, January 18, 6:30pm: Parking Lot for Goldilocks: Zoning for Just the Right Size Thursday, … Read More

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Green Newton Highlights

Updated GN Recommended Lawn Care Provider Listing

The following are landscapers who: Understand and abide by Newton’s New Leaf Blower Ordinance (implemented 1/17/17) Work in Newton Will rake if asked, and, occasionally use electric or, in some cases, gas-powered leaf blowers Are stewards of the Earth A … 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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