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Newton Community Farm’s Annual Fall Festival is on September 24

Come enjoy your local community farm on September 24 from 11am-3pm, at the Newton Community Farm (303 Nahanton Street, Newton).  We’ll have an afternoon of fun family activities  with live music by the High Strung Strummers, a sing-a-long led by Julia … Read More

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Tip of the Week: How to Safely Dispose of Alkaline and Non-alkaline Batteries

Alkaline Batteries Alkaline batteries made in the USA after 1994 do not contain mercury and are safe to dispose with trash. Duracell and Energizer stopped using mercury in 1984. Batteries with a green tree logo or the words “no added … Read More

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First in a Series of Newton Zoning Redesign Presentations Starts on September 27

  The Zoning Redesign project is the first comprehensive look at updating and improving Newton’s Zoning Ordinance in more than 60 years.  This presents an opportunity to better align Newton’s core value of environmental sustainability with best practices in regulation … 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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