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City Council Approves Solar at Newton Free Library and Brown Middle School

On March 18, the Newton City Council approved solar panels at the Newton Free Library and at Brown Middle School! Newton students’ support for these projects helped to persuade a few councilors who were previously somewhat undecided. Green Newton applauds … Read More

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Tell the School Committee Today that the Next Food Service Contract Must Include Sustainability

On March 28, the the working group who is in charge of hiring the new food services management company for Newton schools will be interviewing representatives from Sodexo and Whitens (the two companies that sent proposals) in order to determine … Read More

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‘Green Building Principles for Newton’ Talk at the Newton Free Library on March 25

Join Green Newton in the Druker Auditorium of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton) at 7pm on Monday March 25 for a presentation by leaders in green building innovation. Paul Eldrenkamp of Byggmeister, Inc., a design-build remodeling firm … Read More

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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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