Category Archives: Personal Health

Most cling wrap is made from polyvinyl chlorides (PVC), a flexible form of plastic used in a variety of consumer goods including plastic cling wrap. PVC releases dioxin–a toxin known to cause reproductive and developmental human health issues–during manufacture, use, … Read More

Eating meat and dairy products have a large impact on climate change, with livestock producing about 14.5 % of the world’s greenhouse gases each year. Scientists warn that the current system of production and pattern of consumption cannot be sustained, … Read More

Have you ever wondered about potential health impacts from radiation emitted by wireless devices? Watch the video of the Newton Free Library’s May 13 presentation of Generation Zapped available at this link. The presenters were Cecelia (Cece) Doucette, Technology Safety Educator … Read More

Are you concerned about health impacts from radiation emitted by wireless devices?  Join the Generation Zapped presentation and Q&A on Wednesday, May 13 at 10am: Watch Generation Zapped prior to May 13. (View anytime, free on Kanopy. Sign up for Kanopy with your Newton library card here.) Register … Read More

Federal guidance and orders by most governors have identified “landscaping” as an essential activity that is permitted in spite of stay at home or shelter in place requirements. While some of the services provided by landscapers and exterminators may be … Read More

Green Newton, along with Mothers Out Front Newton and 350 Mass Newton Node, want you to know that our dear friend, Boston University professor and tireless climate activist, Nathan Phillips, began a hunger strike on Wednesday, January 29 to call … Read More

On Thursday, January 23 from 7-8:80pm at the First Parish Church in Weston, UU (349 Boston Post Rd., Weston), Metrowest Sustainability Forum will present ‘The Future of Geo-Micro Districts: How Local Communities can Replace Aging, Leak-Prone Gas Pipes Under our … Read More