GN School Connections

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Green Newton leads a forum for Newton parents and teachers interested in promoting sustainability in the classroom and beyond. About once a month, the group meets to share experiences and ideas as well as support in facing challenges in implementing green initiatives at their schools. Some of our activities so far:

Please contact Joana Canedo at [email protected] for more information or if you are interested in attending a meeting or visit the GN School Connections website.

Other Green Newton Initiatives

Green Newton’s Transportation Committee is working to reduce our carbon footprint, conserve natural resources, and create a more sustainable community by expanding Newton’s transportation options. We encourage walking, bicycling and transit use and want to reduce the number of Vehicle … Read More

Working with the City of Newton in 2015, Green Newton donated stickers with information on acceptable and unacceptable materials for recycling. Volunteers labeled 28,000 recycling bins around the city, helping residents better understand recycling procedures.

Green Newton organizes an event on the Newton Centre green annually in October, bringing together sustainably focused business, community groups, and area residents for a day of fun and inspiration.

Green Newton leads a forum for Newton parents and teachers interested in promoting sustainability in the classroom and beyond. About once a month, the group meets to share experiences and ideas as well as support in facing challenges in implementing … Read More

If you haven’t had a Home Energy Assessment within the past two years, you can take advantage of the great incentives and savings. Green Newton’s partner Homeworks Energy is now offering VIRTUAL home energy assessments at no-cost and includes: Shipping … Read More

Students for a Greener World (SGW) is a dedicated group of middle and high school students whose goal is to reach out to kids of all ages and to help them learn and practice environmentally friendly actions at home, school … Read More