Tip of the Week: What Not To Put Down Your Drain

It can be easy to just wash out your pan and whatever grease is left on it right after cooking, but you could be doing real damage to your pipes and the public sewer system when you do. Here’s what … Read More

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Celebrate America Recycles Day and Keep Plastic Bags Out of Recycling Bins

The following is an excerpt from the City of Newton’s Recycling e-newsletter.  To subscribe to the City of Newton’s Recycling e-newsletter, email the word “subscribe” to [email protected]  Click HERE for the complete e-newsletter.   Celebrated each year on November 15, America Recycles Day … 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 A … 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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