Category Archives: Waste

Most cling wrap is made from polyvinyl chlorides (PVC), a flexible form of plastic used in a variety of consumer goods including plastic cling wrap. PVC releases dioxin–a toxin known to cause reproductive and developmental human health issues–during manufacture, use, … Read More

Happy Plastic Free July! How to celebrate? One idea is to eliminate single use plastic bottles that hold shampoo, conditioner, and liquid soaps and opt for bar equivalents. Bar soaps come in different blends to suit body washing, face wash, … Read More

To help each of us reduce our carbon footprint, Green Newton has launched the Take Action! tool on our website.  It’s a central source for information, contacts, and testimonials to help you take action against the climate crisis. This week’s testimonial … Read More

We are used to recycling paper and plastic in our green recycling bin, but please remember that some papers and plastics should NOT be placed there. Used tissues and paper towels degrade the quality of recyclable paper and should be … Read More