Category Archives: Wildlife

The City of Newton is currently considering eliminating the use of polystyrene foam food containers in Newton food establishments. Commonly known as styrofoam, polystyrene foam containers are known to be hazardous to human health and detrimental to wildlife. The following article appeared in the … Read More

When my family orders takeout from local restaurants, there are times when the food comes in StyrofoamTM containers. StyrofoamTM is expandable polystyrene (EPS), a synthetic aromatic polymer, which is made by expanding molecules and molding them into shapes, such as … Read More

On Monday, November 13 from  7-9:30pm at Newton South High School (140 Brandeis Rd, Newton Centre), Newton resident Nathan G. Phillips, Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment at Boston University, will speak on “Cooking the Planet, One Meal at … 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

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