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What can you do to help the environmental? Below are every day actions that make a difference. Email us at [email protected] any time with your ideas.

 

According to the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment, most mattresses on the market are full of chemicals that can pollute your bedroom air and harm your body. This includes polyurethane foam that can … Read More

Bike Newton has data that shows that Washington Street is one of the most dangerous sections of the city for vehicle crashes, as well as bike and pedestrian crashes. Similar streets in surrounding communities have installed protected bike lanes, sidewalks, safer pedestrian crossings … Read More

Join the City of Newton as it presents its next in a series of Zoning Redesign Presentations at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St, Newton) on Thursday, February 15, 6:30pm: Tapping the Creative Economy: Zoning, Arts and Artisans.  Having embarked … Read More

If you’d like to help to reduce plastic waste, try bringing reusable fabric bags to supermarkets for your fruit and veggie purchases instead of using plastic bags from the produce department. Also, consider whether you need any bag at all if you are putting produce such as bananas into … Read More

Governor Baker’s  Department of Public Utilities is attacking our Commonwealth’s solar programs by adding new fees on solar energy. These charges are bad for clean energy and bad for climate change. They’ll stop people who haven’t yet gone solar and will eliminate clean … Read More