Category Archives: Live Greener

We are used to recycling paper and plastic in our green recycling bin, but please remember that some papers and plastics should NOT be placed there. Used tissues and paper towels degrade the quality of recyclable paper and should be … Read More

Mayor Ruthanne Fuller reminds Newton residents: Please do not flush any type of wipes down your toilet (whether they are labeled “flushable” or not). These items can clog your household plumbing, the pipes in the street, and the equipment at … Read More

Solar panels have become mainstream in Newton and all around Massachusetts.  As of July 2019, over 800 homeowners in Newton had installed rooftop photovoltaic systems. Solar panels have become popular because panel prices have dramatically decreased over the past few years … Read More

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is recruiting participants through June 20, 2020 for it’s Whole-Home Air Source Heat Pump Pilot Program. The pilot is open to customers in new and existing homes served by natural gas who are interested … Read More

The average American family spends $1,700 on clothes annually, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. To help save on your budget and reduce waste, you can shop at local thrift stores, yard sales, consignment shops, as well as Poshmark or … Read More