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Read the Latest GN School Connection News (and Join the Movement!)

Green Newton School Connections is a Green Newton sponsored community group that works to promote sustainability in Newton schools. In addition to other accomplishments, School Connections has lobbied successfully to get an official recycling policy adopted by the Newton Public … Read More

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Tip of the Week: Detecting and Fixing Toilet Leaks

Typically, toilets begin leaking when the toilet flapper or valve seal becomes old or worn out. A good way to check is to put some food coloring in the toilet tank and wait 15 minutes to see whether color shows … Read More

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Volunteers Needed at the Swap Shop!

The Recycling Depot Swap Shop is open Fridays and Saturdays through October from 7:30am-1:30pm, at the Newton Resource Recovery Center (115 Rumford Ave., Auburndale).  Find your new treasures here and bring your gently used items here for reuse. Details are … Read More

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Green Newton Highlights

2019 Green Newton Environmental Leadership Awards

Individual: Andy Gluck Local Organization: The Newton Citizens Commission on Energy   City Department:  Newton’s Public Buildings Department and Design Review Committee Green Newton Special Appreciation Award: Ira Krepchin Green Newton presented the 2019 Green Newton Environmental Leadership awards on … Read More

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Kids & Teens

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 each year in May at the … 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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