Category Archives: Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

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

It is easy being “green” on Halloween. Just make choices that are people-healthy, animal-friendly and Earth-conscious. All you need is time to plan ahead and some creative thinking: When it comes to costumes and décor—reuse, borrow, trade, purchase used or … Read More

Beeswax/cotton wraps keep your food covered while protecting the environment by reducing the use of plastic wrap and aluminum foil. Learn to make your own on Saturday, November 16 from 1-3pm in the Makerspace at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., … Read More