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Enter the ‘Anti-Idling’ Student Lawn Sign Design Contest by March 16

The Newton Safe Routes to School Task Force (SRTS) is inviting Newton Public Schools students to participate in statewide a lawn sign design contest on “anti-idling.”  This year the Newton SRTS is undertaking a campaign to reduce car idling at … Read More

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Enter the 30-Second Video Contest for High Schoolers by March 8

The League of Women Voters is asking high school students to create 30-second public service announcements to raise public awareness about one aspect of climate change and suggest a course of action to help save the planet.   Are there prizes? YES! … Read More

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Enrolling Now for Newton Community Farm’s 2019 Summer Produce Share Program

Eat fresh, eat local!  Newton Community Farm offers the equivalent of 80 weekly shares of produce for weekly pick-up from June to October. Some participants sign up for alternate week shares, with pick-up every other week. Newton Community Farm is now accepting applications … Read More

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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

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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 at the May GN program at … 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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