Green Newton Environmental Awards

Since 2004, Green Newton has been awarding the Annual Green Newton Environmental Awards to individuals, community groups, and local businesses in recognition of their work in striving for a better environment. Awardees are announced each year in May at the GN program at the Newton Free Library. Please contact [email protected] if you have a potential nominee recommendation or have questions.

 

2019

  • Andy Gluck (Individual)
  • Newton Citizens Commission on Energy (Group)
  • Newton’s Public Buildings Department and Design Review Committee (City)
  • Ira Krepchin – Green Newton Board Member and Newsletter Editor (Green Newton Special Appreciation Award)

2018

2017

2016

  • Karen Bray – Newton Safe & Sound (Individual)
  • Jenny Horsburgh – Student, Newton North High School (Youth)
  • Friends of Austin Street (Group)
  • West Suburban YMCA (Business)

2015

  • Alison Leary – Councilor, City of Newton (Individual)
  • Environmental Science Program of Newton (Group)
  • Power House Dynamics (Business)
  • At GN’s 25th Anniversary Celebration, our Louise Bruyn Environmental Leadership Awards were given to Newton City Councilor Deb Crossley and Brandeis Professor Eric Olson

2014

  • Nathan Phillips – Professor of Earth and Environment at Boston University (Individual)
  • High Performance Building Coalition (Group)
  • Boston College (Business)

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

  • Dirk Detlefsen – Countryside Elementary School Teacher, 5th Grade (Individual)
  • Newton/San Juan del Sur Sister City Project (Group)
  • Chapman Construction & Design (Business)

2007

2006

2005

2004

  • David Tannozzini – Electrical Engineer, City of Newton (Individual)
  • GreenCAP (Group)
  • (Not established until 2005)