Category Archives: Personal Health

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

A recent report from Who’s Minding the Store? A Report Card on Retailer Actions to Eliminate Toxic Chemicals reveals that many of North America’s largest retail companies are embracing chemical safety policies to help protect consumers from toxic chemicals in … Read More

On Thursday, October 17 at 7pm at the Sierra Club Office (50 Federal St, 3rd Floor, Boston), learn how to eat a healthy plant-based diet based on whole grains, legumes, fruit, and vegetables, which can decrease your carbon footprint and … Read More

A broad spectrum of concerned environmental and health groups have been working to get the message out about the extreme human health and safety risks posed by a natural gas compressor station that Spectra Energy plans to build in Weymouth. … Read More

The Massachusetts Senate has voted unanimously (38-0) to ban certain toxic chemical flame retardants from children’s products, including toys and nap mats, as well as in upholstered furniture, window dressings, carpeting, and bedding made or sold in the state. Bill … Read More

Did you know that microfibers can be found in many household products and clothing, and can have a negative impact on our environment? Microfibers are a micro-plastic, defined as pieces of plastic less than 5mm long. More specifically, microfibers are … Read More