Presentation on Newton Zoning Ordinance Changes at the Newton Free Library on November 29

The City of Newton invites you to attend the presentation “Cracking the Code: Understanding Zoning for Homeowners” at the Newton Free Library (300 Homer St., Newton) on Wednesday, November 29 from 6:30-8pm. This is the next in their series on the City’s project to … Read More

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Tip of the Week: Ideas for a Greener Thanksgiving

The following is a reprint of a post originally published on thoughtco.com by Larry West on October 13, 2016. Thanksgiving Day is an American holiday that is loaded with tradition, so why not start a new tradition in your family by making … Read More

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Seeking Low Noise Lawn Care Provider Recommendations

If your lawn care service uses 65-decibel leaf blowers and/or rakes, please tell us! GreenNewton is often asked for names of lawn care providers who use only 65-decibel leaf blowers and/or rake, as well as clear snow from driveways and sidewalks. … 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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