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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.


The City of Newton will present the next in its series of forums on zoning redesign —Housing for Whom: Zoning, Affordability, Fair Housing on Thursday, December 14 from 6:30-8pm at the Newton Free Library. Residents are encouraged to attend and give their input. … Read More

Visit www.NewtonSaves.com or call 781-436-2639 to schedule your Home Energy Assessment  or Mass Save Energy Upgrade!   During an assessment, energy-saving products are installed at no cost as needed, such as: ENERGY STAR® LED light bulbs, advanced power strips, low-flow showerheads, faucet aerators and programmable thermostats or discounted wireless thermostats (installed at a … Read More

The Newton Free Library (Druker Auditorium) will be showing a screening of  ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ on Monday, December 18 at 6:30pm. In this follow up to ‘Inconvenient Truth’, Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world to train … Read More

Plastic bags are the #1 source of contamination in Newton’s recycling… a message from Waneta Trabert, Director, Newton Environmental Affairs Division Plastic bags are the #1 source of contamination in Newton’s recycling. Though they are recyclable, plastic bags are not accepted … Read More

Newton Energy $avers, a project of the city and Green Newton, set a goal for 600 homes to have no-cost home energy assessments and for 400 energy upgrades to be completed within a 16-month time frame by Earth Day, 2018.  Qualified residents who have already had … Read More