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Join Bike Newton for Rides to Russo’s Market and on July 2 and Boston Fireworks on July 4

On July 2 from 6-7pm, enjoy a short ride to Russo’s Market in Waltham, then ride along the river a bit, returning through Nonantum and Newtonville. Meet in front of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer Street, Newton) and we’ll leave … Read More

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Couldn’t Make the Class? Here are ‘Green Lifestyles’ Strategies on Lowering Your Carbon Footprint

Dan Ruben, Chairman of the Board for Green Newton, taught Green Newton’s Green Lifestyles course in the spring. In the 3 part course, participants learn how to reduce their use of energy (at home and in transportation), water, waste and toxins, … Read More

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Tip of the Week: ‘What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Landscaper or Pest Control Professional’

The following was written by Ellie Goldberg, a GN Advisory Board member and long time advocate for healthy children, safe schools and sustainable communities (www.healthy-kids.info), and published on the website Medium on June 8. What you need to know before … Read More

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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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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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