Category Archives: Recycling

Plastic bags are the #1 source of contamination in Newton’s recycling… a message from Waneta Trabert, Director, Newton Environmental Affairs Division Plastic bags are the #1 source of contamination in Newton’s recycling. Though they are recyclable, plastic bags are not accepted … Read More

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