Category Archives: Greening Our Community Series

Join Green Newton for the Earth Day presentation ‘Food Recovery: Why is it important?’ on Monday, April 22 at 7pm in the Druker Auditorium of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton). Americans waste as much as 40% of … Read More

Three Newton leaders in green building innovation–Paul Eldrenkamp, Nick Falkoff, and Rachel White–spoke on the principles of sustainable building for the future on March 25, 2019. Paul Eldrenkamp of Byggmeister, Inc., a design-build remodeling firm specializing in energy-efficient retrofits covered … Read More

The GN Greening Our Communities presentation ‘Building Electrification: The Third Leg of our Fossil Fuel-Free Future’ from November 26, 2018 is available for viewing on NewTV. This episode discusses heat pumps and split systems for installation in homes, including how … Read More

Alan Nogee spoke on what it will take for Newton and the United States to get to net zero carbon emissions to meet UN climate goals, including the implications for land use, trees and forests. See the presentation slides HERE Nogee, … Read More

Newton has almost 600 unrepaired gas leaks from the pipelines under our streets. This gas is methane, a potent heat-trapping greenhouse gas. It can be explosive, kills our trees and contributes to air pollution. Most of our gas is “fracked … Read More

On Monday, March 19 at 6:15pm, Green Newton will hold its annual meeting in the Druker Auditorium of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St, Newton) prior to the Greening Our Community Program.  There will be a vote on Green Newton’s slate of … Read More

Join Green Newton at 7pm on Monday, March 19 at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St, Newton) as we present the next in our Greening Our Community Series, Climate and Health: the Challenges Ahead. Three distinguished speakers headline the March event: … Read More

It was standing room only on November 27 at our Library program, “Newton Power Choice: Going Green”, moderated by Green Newton Vice President Jim Purdy with City panelists Ann Berwick, sustainability director; Eric Olson, Energy Commission chair; and Halina Brown, Energy … Read More

Join Green Newton in the Druker Auditorium of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton) on Monday, November 27 at 7pm for ‘Newton Power Choice: Going Green’, the latest talk in the Greening Our Community Series. All are welcome to arrive at 6:30pm for … Read More