Category Archives: Kids

Green Newton has a forum for Newton parents and teachers, who are interested in promoting sustainability in our schools, as well as sharing experiences and ideas. This is an opportunity to connect on issues of recycling, composting and school garden projects, in addition to receiving support for implementing green initiatives in schools. Our … Read More

Another great summer at the Farmers Markets – our “weather committee” kept it nice July to October at both markets! Many thanks to our new and returning volunteers of all ages who greeted visitors at Green Newton’s booth with information … Read More

At a hearing on October 26, Dr. Brita E. Lundberg provided compelling testimony in support of three bills pertaining to gas leaks and pipelines legislation at the Department of Public Utilities and the State Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committees: 1. House Bill H. 3391, … Read More

The following was written by Matthew Wellington, the Antibiotics Program Director of U.S. PIRG (United States Public Interest Research Group),  on September 27, 2017. It is also available in the original post HERE.   The school year is well underway, and teachers everywhere are cranking out lesson … Read More

Although it occurred over three years ago, the lead water crisis in Flint, Michigan still remains relevant to this day. It was what prompted the Department of Public Works to increase testing water for lead beyond the state mandate, and over the … Read More