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Benefit for Puerto Rico on September 22

Come enjoy an afternoon of food and music on Saturday, September 22 from 3-6pm in Winslow Hall at Lasell College (80 Maple St, Auburndale).  On this anniversary of Hurricane Maria, hear about the state of our fellow citizens in Puerto … Read More

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Why Climate Groups Deserted Sanchez

Below is an article by Craig Altemose, the executive director of 350 Mass Action, about Jeffrey Sanchez’s loss in the September Primary. Sanchez is the long term Chair of the Massachusetts State House Ways and Means Committee. Craig describes how … Read More

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Shared Harvest winter CSA Shares Available for Winter

Sustainable Gardening Course Offered by Newton Community Ed

Let nature do the work as you grow your flowers, trees, shrubs, and/or vegetables. Sustainable gardening mirrors natural processes by recycling materials and minimizing energy use and waste. In this hands-on course, you’ll try out sustainable techniques in our instructor’s … 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   … 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

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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