Category Archives: Water

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

Although it occurred over three years ago, the lead water crisis in Flint, Michigan still remains relevant to this day. It was what prompted the Department of Public Works to increase testing water for lead beyond the state mandate, and over the … 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

On Wednesday, September 27, the City launched a Zoning Redesign event series with “Think Globally, Act Locally: Zoning for a Sustainable Newton”. The planning team presented proposals for a stormwater ordinance, green building design and renewable energy/energy efficiency, among other … Read More

High school students in the Waltham YMCA Environmental Entrepreneurship Program (YEEP) and the Waltham based community group, Meadowscaping for Biodiversity, are offering native drought tolerant plants for sale. Purchased through the Garden in the Woods, the plants are on display at the … Read More

Green Newton is creating a forum for Newton parents and teachers interested in promoting sustainability in the classroom and beyond. The group offers a setting for sharing experiences and ideas as well as support in facing challenges in implementing green … Read More