Monthly Archives: December 2014

Currently the market for residential solar panels is red hot in Massachusetts. Installers from all over the country are setting up shop here and the marketing blitz is on. As a resident of Newton Corner I get telephone calls as … Read More

Well done, Newton! The following are the numbers for energy assessments and weatherization projects conducted in Newton since January 1, 2014. (Data courtesy of Next Step Living) 628 completed energy assessments 241 Completed weatherization projects The estimated ANNUAL impact: $125,390.74 estimated savings for residents … Read More

Your membership supports Green Decade Newton’s environmental education and advocacy work to address: climate change issues, increasing recycling and energy efficiency, transportation issues, safe alternatives to toxic chemicals, environmental education in schools, free public events,  environmental information and more. Join … Read More

Green Decade is teaming up, once again, with Mayor Warren’s Energy Smart Newton Program and a new partner, BarnRaise Energy to bring Newton residents a compelling new residential solar program. The Newton Solar Challenge promotes greater residential solar ownership and … Read More

The City of Newton encourages homeowners to compost at home. It decreases the amount of waste the tax payers must pay for annually and leaves nutrient rich compost you can add to your yard. The city offers a composting guide … Read More

Join us at the Newton INDOOR Farmers Markets this year at the Hyde Community Center gym! Vendors have farm fresh fruits and vegetables, beef, fresh fish, cheese, eggs, spices and seasonings, olive oil, coffee,baked goods, popovers, jams, jellies, plants and … Read More

Green Decade Newton and Newton’s Department of Public Works is especially grateful to the dozens of wonderful volunteers who placed well over 20,000 “recycling education stickers” onto residential green bins during the summer months. The “Recycle Sticker Project” reminds everyone … Read More