Category Archives: Healthy Kids

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

Please contact your State Representative now in support of the Children and Firefighters Protection Act. On September 19, 2019, the Massachusetts Senate voted unanimously (38-0) to pass the Children and Firefighters Protection Act! Now the House must take action in … 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

Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility released today its third comprehensive report regarding a 7,700-horsepower natural gas compressor station that Spectra Energy plans to build in Weymouth, Massachusetts. The report—a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the human health impacts of soil, … Read More

Green Newton’s Schools Connections Group now has a website! Check it out at schools.greennewton.org or click on ‘School Connections’ on the top menu of the Green Newton homepage. You will find the latest updates on sustainability in the Newton public … Read More

The key to a healthy lawn is healthy soil and good mowing, watering, and fertilizing practices. Healthy soil contains high organic content and is teeming with biological life. Healthy soil supports the development of healthy grass that is naturally resistant … Read More

A Grocery List App that Caters to Your Values The GreenChoice app allows users to view information about the environmental impact and other aspects of certain grocery products.(GREENCHOICE) A lot of shopping apps help users get the best value for … Read More