Category Archives: Environmental Protection

The City of Newton is currently considering eliminating the use of polystyrene foam food containers in Newton food establishments. Commonly known as styrofoam, polystyrene foam containers are known to be hazardous to human health and detrimental to wildlife. The following article appeared in the … Read More

If you’d like to help to reduce plastic waste, try bringing reusable fabric bags to supermarkets for your fruit and veggie purchases instead of using plastic bags from the produce department. Also, consider whether you need any bag at all if you are putting produce such as bananas into … Read More

Governor Baker’s  Department of Public Utilities is attacking our Commonwealth’s solar programs by adding new fees on solar energy. These charges are bad for clean energy and bad for climate change. They’ll stop people who haven’t yet gone solar and will eliminate clean … Read More

The “Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health: From Local to Global” will be lived-streamed and available to anyone who wants to watch it today, Tuesday, January 30 from 10am to 5pm. An agenda, a brochure and the live-stream are available at the link … Read More