Category Archives: Waste

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

On Wednesday, November 8 at 7pm at Newton City Hall in Room 211/Chamber, please come and show your support for a proposed ban of disposable polystyrene food containers in Newton. These are the ‘Styrofoam’ takeout containers, cups, plates, etc. which are hazardous to our … 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

Unused and expired prescriptions and over the counter medications should never be flushed down the toilet.  Instead, please bring expired, unwanted, or unused medicines to the kiosk in the Newton Police Department (1321 Washington St., Newton). The safe disposal of medications will help reduce … Read More

Environmental Film Festival Boston

Join the Environmental Film Festival On Tour for three exceptional environmental films addressing the need for clean energy, the importance of reducing food waste, and the disappearance of the world’s coral reefs and what that could mean for our planet: Happening: A Clean Energy … 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