Youth Environmental Entrepreneurship Program (YEEP) will be at the Newton Farmers’ Market on Tuesday, August 11 from 2-6pm selling native New England plants. Buy hardy, pollinator-essential native plants—goldenrod, New England Aster, New York Ironweed, and other–from Newton residents Steven Kann and Alex … Read More

In this webinar on Tuesday, August 11 at 7pm, author and ‘energy geek’ David Green will talk about what he has done to cut his home’s carbon footprint, heating bill and electricity bill to zero. Green says, “I am saving … Read More

On July 31, 2020 the Massachusetts House passed H.4912 (An Act creating a 2050 roadmap to a clean and thriving commonwealth) by an overwhelming majority (142-17). The Roadmap Bill establishes a net zero carbon reduction by 2050, requiring the state … Read More

The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event will take place on Thursday, August 13 and Thursday, September 17 by appointment only. Appointments can be scheduled beginning July 27 by calling Customer Service at (617) 796-1000, Monday through Friday between 8:30am … Read More

Most animals raised for meat, milk and eggs are on industrial farms that contaminate our air, soil and water. These farms rely heavily on antibiotics and other synthetic treatments to boost outputs, and combat diseases caused by stressful, crowded and … Read More

Join HeatSmart Newton as we introduce our two vetted installers of air source heat pump heating and cooling technologies and heat pump water heaters on Wednesday, July 29 at 7 pm. “We are excited that we can finally introduce our … Read More