Category Archives: Waste

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

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

Please bag, mulch, or compost your leaves and do not rake leaves into the street (unless they are concurrently being collected by a landscaper) and never push them into storm drains. Leaves blocking storm drains can cause flooding and create … Read More