Category Archives: Food

In the Green Lifestyles course, participants will learn how to reduce their use of energy (at home and in transportation), water, waste and toxins, and be a more eco-friendly consumer. They will also discover new strategies for cutting their energy … Read More

On Wednesday, April 18 at 7pm at Newton City Hall in Room 211/Chamber, please come and show your support for a proposed ban of disposable polystyrene food containers in Newton. These are the ‘Styrofoam’ takeout containers, cups, plates, etc. which are hazardous to our … Read More

We inadvertently left out the 4 alternatives to single use coffee pods and have included them in the revised post below. Our apologies for the mishap. According to a recent poll by the National Coffee Association, one in five adults get their daily … Read More

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