Category Archives: Food

Beeswax/cotton wraps keep your food covered while protecting the environment by reducing the use of plastic wrap and aluminum foil. Learn to make your own on Saturday, November 16 from 1-3pm in the Makerspace at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., … 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

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