Category Archives: Waste

Energy and Environment Report Card from the Environmental League of Massachusetts – Overall – Grade C This Report Card is designed to evaluate the Baker administration’s environmental and energy commitments and accomplishments. We prepare it annually in an effort to … Read More

Dan Ruben, Chairman of the Board for Green Newton, taught Green Newton’s Green Lifestyles course in the spring. In the 3 part course, participants learn how to reduce their use of energy (at home and in transportation), water, waste and toxins, … Read More

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 in collaboration with Newton’s Department of Environmental Affairs, needs volunteers to conduct a recycling survey on “waste, recycling and composting practices” in the schools listed above. Volunteers from other Newton schools have offered to conduct the survey, which involves documenting … 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