Category Archives: Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

The average American family spends $1,700 on clothes annually, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. To help save on your budget and reduce waste, you can shop at local thrift stores, yard sales, consignment shops, as well as Poshmark or … Read More

Save your sneakers and bring them to the Students for a Greener World (SGW) Sneaker Reuse & Recycling Project on NewtonSERVES day on Sunday, April 26 from 9am-3pm at Newton City Hall (1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton). They will be recycled … Read More

Come to the next set of Green Action Team Meetings and find out what you can do about the climate crisis. Get support from like-minded individuals and share your experiences.  You are welcome to attend all the groups that are … Read More

On Saturday, January 25 from 1-3pm, the Newton Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Recycling and the Newton Free Library Makerspace is hosting an upcycling event to make your own beeswax food wraps at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton). … Read More

The Boston Globe recently covered the November 19 open meeting of Green Newton where about 80 people from the Newton community came together to discuss how they can take action against the looming climate crisis. You can read the article … Read More

If you were unable to attend Green Newton’s Open Meeting at City Hall in November, you are still welcome to participate in our activities. Around 80 like-minded attendees gathered together at our first meeting to make a commitment to do … Read More

Starting January 1, 2020, all Newton retail establishments and restaurants will be required to distribute only recyclable paper bags or reusable checkout bags at point of purchase. Merchants will be required to collect a ten-cent fee on paper bags distributed … Read More