Category Archives: Healthy Kids

Supporters criticize the Governor; vow to return it to his desk in new legislative session. BOSTON—Today environmental, public health and worker advocates blasted Governor Charlie Baker for running out the clock on a much watched bill to protect children and … Read More

The public is invited to a hearing before the Zoning & Planning Committee of the City Council on Monday, December 10, 7pm in Room 204 at Newton City Hall (1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton) about the proposed climate change vulnerability assessment which will result ultimately in a climate … Read More

Do you want to make your Thanksgiving celebration a little kinder to the earth? Try one or all of the suggestions from the Environmental Working Groups’s Thanksgiving Guide below. Meat has a significantly higher carbon footprint than other protein choices. So choose … Read More

Shared Harvest winter CSA Shares Available for Winter

Let nature do the work as you grow your flowers, trees, shrubs, and/or vegetables. Sustainable gardening mirrors natural processes by recycling materials and minimizing energy use and waste. In this hands-on course, you’ll try out sustainable techniques in our instructor’s … Read More

According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), algae blooms are not only disgusting and smelly – the toxic microcystins they can produce also pose serious health risks. Swimming in lakes contaminated with toxic microcystins can cause vomiting, headaches and rashes. Long-term exposure … Read More