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Newton Firm Takes Active Steps on Passive House Construction

Depending on construction methods and materials, old and new buildings alike can act as leaky buckets, where heat seeps out and energy costs are high. However, some local construction industry and environmental leaders say a “Passive House,” by contrast, is … Read More

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Newton School Committee Unanimously Passes School Recycling Policy

The Newton School Committee unanimously voted to pass the School Recycling Policy on May 13. This new guideline is an important first step not only to improve recycling, but to improve management of all waste in Newton Public Schools (NPS). … Read More

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Get Help Repairing Your Broken Items at the Fix-It Clinic on June 1

Do you have broken items that seem fixable but you don’t have the knowhow? Come work with a Fix-It ‘coach’ and try your hand at repairing broken items on Saturday, June 1, from 12-4pm in the Makerspace at the Newton … Read More

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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 each year in May at the … 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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