Category Archives: Recycling

The following is an excerpt from the City of Newton’s Recycling e-newsletter.  To subscribe to the City of Newton’s Recycling e-newsletter, email the word “subscribe” to [email protected]  Click HERE for the complete e-newsletter.   Celebrated each year on November 15, America Recycles Day … Read More

When my family orders takeout from local restaurants, there are times when the food comes in StyrofoamTM containers. StyrofoamTM is expandable polystyrene (EPS), a synthetic aromatic polymer, which is made by expanding molecules and molding them into shapes, such as … Read More

Green Newton recently asked Newton City Council candidates to answer a set of 15 questions on environmental issues as they relate not only to the day to day operations and decision-making of Newton’s municipal government, but as the components of … Read More

Sunday, October 15, 10am-4pm Newton Centre parking lot (Centre & Beacon Streets in Newton, MA)  Have fun, join the community, and be inspired to take action! We have so many interesting exhibitors lined up for the Green Expo! Ride your bicycle there, … Read More

Do you have an old refrigerator or freezer wasting energy? The sponsors of Mass Save® – Cape Light Compact, Eversource, National Grid, and Unitil – are offering no-cost pickup and removal plus a $50 rebate to residential electric customers who … Read More

On Wednesday, September 27, the City launched a Zoning Redesign event series with “Think Globally, Act Locally: Zoning for a Sustainable Newton”. The planning team presented proposals for a stormwater ordinance, green building design and renewable energy/energy efficiency, among other … Read More