Category Archives: Live Greener

On Thursday, September 19 from 6-7:30 pm, join members of StudioHPDC (151R Adams Street Newton)—the first certified Passive House office building in the state–for an evening get-together and workshop featuring an introductory session for homeowners, buyers, renovators, and others with … Read More

Black Earth Composting  has signed up 500 households in Newton, and as promised,  and the home composting pickup service is dropping the price for weekly curbside service. The price has dropped from  $99.99 for 6 months to $59.99! That is a … Read More

The key to a healthy lawn is healthy soil and good mowing, watering, and fertilizing practices. Healthy soil contains high organic content and is teeming with biological life. Healthy soil supports the development of healthy grass that is naturally resistant … Read More

Invasive plants pose a major threat to our ecosystems, and the challenge of tackling them can often seem formidable. On Saturday, September 28 from 9:30am-1:30pm at Jennison Hall at Bentley University (175 Forest Street, Waltham), restoration ecologist Chris Polatin will teach us how to confidently confront invasive … Read More

Your refrigerator accounts for at least 11% of your household’s total energy use. Older refrigerators and freezers use inefficient technology, causing them to use up to $100 more annually than newer models! Your secondary “garage” or “basement” fridge or freezer … Read More