Category Archives: Green Newton Highlights

While the climate crisis is a no joking matter, we can all use a little humor to keep our spirits up. As a lighthearted activity to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, Green Newton is proposing … Read More

The Boston Globe recently covered the November 19 open meeting of Green Newton where about 80 people from the Newton community came together to discuss how they can take action against the looming climate crisis. You can read the article … 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

Individual: Andy Gluck Local Organization: The Newton Citizens Commission on Energy   City Department:  Newton’s Public Buildings Department and Design Review Committee Green Newton Special Appreciation Award: Ira Krepchin Green Newton presented the 2019 Green Newton Environmental Leadership awards on … Read More

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