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Fun Had by All at Sunday’s Green Expo 2017

Sunday was a glorious day for an outdoor festival and the atmosphere at the Green Expo could not have been more vibrant and energetic. The 45 exhibitors came together in the Newton Centre parking lot to help visitors see that sustainable living is … Read More

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Tip of the Week: Take Unwanted Medication to the Newton Police Department

Unused and expired prescriptions and over the counter medications should never be flushed down the toilet.  Instead, please bring expired, unwanted, or unused medicines to the kiosk in the Newton Police Department (1321 Washington St., Newton). The safe disposal of medications will help reduce … Read More

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Landmark Trade Case Threatens US Solar Industry

A landmark trade case decision involving solar tariffs advanced on Sept 22, as the US International Trade Commission (USITC) voted unanimously that there has been significant injury in a trade petition filed by domestic solar panel manufacturers Suniva Solar and … Read More

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Green Newton Highlights

Mayoral Candidates’ Views on Environment Available on Video

On August 3, Green Newton was excited to co-sponsor the “Mayoral Candidate Forum on Environmental Issues” with 350 Mass Newton, Mothers Out Front, Bike Newton and MAForward and you can still view it on Facebook HERE. Tune in to hear the candidates express their commitment … 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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