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‘The New Fire’ Film and Discussion on October 16

On Tuesday, October 16 from 5:30-8:30pm at the Rajan Kilachand Auditorium (610 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston), Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environmental Film Festival Present The New Fire: A Documentary by David Schumacher. Register HERE Filmed across four continents over … Read More

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‘Trees and People Around the World: An Historic Perspective’ Presentation on October 30

On Tuesday, October 30 at 7pm in the Druker Auditorium at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St. Newton),  Matthew Foti, President of Matthew R. Foti Landscape Design & Construction, Inc., will explore the relationship of trees and people around … Read More

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Help Green Our Schools: Next GN School Connections Meeting is on November 14

All are welcome to join the Green Newton’s Schools Connections group at our next meeting—Wednesday, November 14 at 3:30pm in Newton City Hall (1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton). Kids are welcome. At the October meeting, parents and school staff met with Waneta Trabert, Newton’s Director of Sustainable Materials Management; School Committee member, Diana … 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   … Read More

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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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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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