Category Archives: Waste

On June 4 at 7pm in the Druker Auditorium of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St, Newton),  residents will have an opportunity to hear from Newton’s legislative delegation about the current status of environmental issues on Beacon Hill. Massachusetts State Senator Cynthia … Read More

Green Newton’s Schools Connections Group is seeking volunteers to complete a survey on current waste, recycling and composting practices in the following Newton Schools: Bowen, Countryside, Franklin, Horace-Mann, Memorial Spaulding, Ward and Zervas. Here’s the survey: Sustainable Materials Management Survey. We do have volunteers for each of … Read More

Newton’s Director of Environmental Affairs, Waneta Trabert, has asked Green Newton’s Schools Connections group to help conduct a study of current waste, recycling and composting practices in Newton Schools.  The data will help to better focus city resources on significantly improving the sustainability of our … Read More

We hope you had a meaningful Earth Day! In honor of Earth Day 2018, Green Newton received a large donation of 500 reusable shopping bags from Star Market stores in Newton, and a group of community volunteers and students from Boston College’s … Read More