Take Action

Below are some actions you can take to be the change–some are small and others are more involved. Whether it is educating yourself more about the environment, signing your kids up for an outdoor camp, voicing your opinion at Newton City Hall, or standing with others in protest–we hope you will take action and make our world a better place. You can email us at [email protected] any time with your ideas.

We hope you can join us in one or more of these activities:

Join Green Newton on Monday, April 24, at 7pm in the Drucker Auditorium of the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton) for the next in GN’s Greening Our Community series, ‘Continuing the Course of Greening Our Community: Protecting Our Environment Despite … Read More

Newton’s popular Swap Day is returning to the Newton Recycling Depot (145 Rumford Ave.) on Saturday April 29 from 8am-2pm. This event is limited to Newton residents only. **Swap Day needs volunteers! [email protected] you can help out.** How does it work? Save your gently used … Read More

Come hear about ‘The Health Benefits of Carbon Pricing in Massachusetts’ on Thursday, April 27 from 9:30-11:00am at the Boston Foundation (75 Arlington St. 10th floor, Boston). This presentation discusses a new study by the Center for Health and the Global Environment … Read More

The Newton Tree Conservancy is looking for volunteers to help with their Spring 2017 Community Tree Plantings on Saturday, April 29. (Really bad weather/hurricane date April 30.) The planting will begin from 8am to 9am, finishing about three hours later. The volunteers will be planting … Read More

In celebration of Earth Day 2017, the City of Newton Environmental Affairs Division and Green Newton are hosting an event on Thursday, April 20 from 6:30-8:30pm to explore organics management. Newton’s Director of Environmental Affairs, Waneta Trabert, will discuss recent … Read More