Category Archives: Reduce, Reuse & Recycling

Black Earth Composting  has signed up 500 households in Newton, and as promised,  and the home composting pickup service is dropping the price for weekly curbside service. The price has dropped from  $99.99 for 6 months to $59.99! That is a … Read More

Your refrigerator accounts for at least 11% of your household’s total energy use. Older refrigerators and freezers use inefficient technology, causing them to use up to $100 more annually than newer models! Your secondary “garage” or “basement” fridge or freezer … Read More

The Second Step is a community of survivors, advocates, and volunteers who foster the safety, stability, and well-being of those who have experienced domestic violence. You can help students of survivors of domestic abuse by donating gently-used school supplies in … Read More

Preparing for the new school year presents a great opportunity for kids (and parents) to learn environmental lessons. During summer vacation, set aside school supplies that can be reused come September, including notebooks with blank pages, pens and pencils, and … Read More

Service Stars is partnering with Green Newton to help keep difficult-to-recycle items out of the landfill. Help us by saving up these items and dropping them off at our collection centers: damaged clothing stuffed animals plastic bags printer cartridges batteries … Read More