Monthly Archives: December 2017

Visit or call 781-436-2639 to schedule your Home Energy Assessment  or Mass Save Energy Upgrade!   During an assessment, energy-saving products are installed at no cost as needed, such as: ENERGY STAR® LED light bulbs, advanced power strips, low-flow showerheads, faucet aerators, and programmable thermostats or discounted wireless thermostats (installed at a … Read More

Green Newton wishes you the best of health and joyful times, along with the environmental well-being of our world, as we welcome in the New Year!

Recently, Green Newton posted a message to express our gratitude to MA State Senator Cynthia Creem for filing a bill that would protect children, families and firefighters from toxic flame retardants by banning these chemicals from products sold in Massachusetts. The following is … Read More

Send an important message to publishers about wasteful distribution. According to the Product Stewardship Institute, every 100 unwanted phone books removed from printing and distribution reduces greenhouse gas emissions equal to nearly 2,000 miles driven by a passenger vehicle. How Can Residents Opt … Read More

City Compost–a home composting service– reports that 131 new households have joined their service in the month of December.  That will amount to over 1300 lbs. each week of food scraps for making new soil. It would be great to have more of us … Read More

With your membership support, Green Newton can continue to help protect our environment and bring valuable conservation news to you.  Under the current administration, Green Newton’s work to defend our local natural resources and educate is more important than ever. Green … Read More

You are probably familiar with BPA (or byphenol A)—and the dangers of exposure to this estrogen-mimicking industrial chemical. BPA, a proven endocrine disruptor, has been implicated in a number of maladies, from prostate and breast cancer to hyperactivity in boys, as well as an … Read More

Green Newton occasionally needs legal help to review contracts and other documents. If you are willing to volunteer your time and expertise, please get in touch! A background in environmental or non-profit law is helpful but not required. [email protected]

When you shop at UplandRoad | Eco-Boutique this week, Upland Road will donate 10% of purchases to Green Newton and you save 15%. Use Code  GN15 at checkout. Ends Dec. 26. Upland Road offers a wide range of eco-friendly, organic … Read More