Category Archives: Personal Health

In 2017, the Newton City Council passed a Leaf Blower Ordinance. Below is a summary of the ordinance: All leaf blower operation at sound levels of 65 decibels or more are prohibited. All gas-powered leaf blowers are banned from Memorial … 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

On Monday, April 23, at 7pm in the Druker Auditorium of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton),  join us for a panel discussion describing how gas leaks damage human and tree health and about organized efforts to protect our families … Read More

According to Bob Schildgen, otherwise known as the Sierra Club’s “Mr. Green”: “It’s not a good idea to flush anything from the litter box—even the cleanest non-clumping pine—into municipal sewer systems, because many of them cannot eliminate Toxoplasma, a rather nasty organism … Read More