Category Archives: Farm & Garden

Please bag, mulch, or compost your leaves and do not rake leaves into the street (unless they are concurrently being collected by a landscaper) and never push them into storm drains. Leaves blocking storm drains can cause flooding and create … Read More

Want to start composting and have some fun?  Start with your Halloween pumpkin – don’t trash it, come with the whole family and smash it. Bring your pumpkin and candy to the War Memorial Circle behind City Hall (1000 Commonwealth … Read More

The following are landscapers who: understand and abide by Newton’s New Leaf Blower Ordinance (implemented 1/17/17) work in Newton will rake if asked, and, occasionally use electric or, in some cases, gas-powered leaf blowers are stewards of the earth Lawn … Read More

Cucumber peels, chicken bones, lobster shells, even paper napkins – it’s all food waste. It’s also heavy. Food waste makes up 26 percent of the weight of the trash in Massachusetts, filling landfills and costing us a lot of money … Read More

On Thursday, October 17 at 7pm at the Sierra Club Office (50 Federal St, 3rd Floor, Boston), learn how to eat a healthy plant-based diet based on whole grains, legumes, fruit, and vegetables, which can decrease your carbon footprint and … Read More

The City of Newton is partnering with Black Earth Compost to offer a once-a-week household curbside food waste collection service for your meat, dairy, fruits & veggies, and coffee grounds, tea bags and more.  The City went out to bid … Read More