Starting January 1, 2020, all Newton retail establishments and restaurants will be required to distribute only recyclable paper bags or reusable checkout bags at point of purchase. Merchants will be required to collect a ten-cent fee on paper bags distributed … Read More

Are you interested in doing something about the climate crisis but not sure what? Green Newton welcomes you to an open meeting on Tuesday, November 19 from 7-8:30pm in the War Memorial Auditorium of Newton City Hall (1000 Commonwealth Ave., … Read More

On Monday, November 25 at 7pm at the Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton), GN’s speaker series program ‘Cold Spring Park: A Green Oasis in the Heart of Newton’ will feature two experts discussing Cold Spring Park. Alan Nogee will … Read More

As of September, more than 1,700 residents have chosen to opt up to 100% renewable electricity on their electricity accounts (from the current default of 60%). To join your neighbors in “Opting Up” please find your Eversource account number, then … Read More

Please bag, mulch, or compost your leaves and do not rake leaves into the street (unless they are concurrently being collected by a landscaper) and never push them into storm drains. Leaves blocking storm drains can cause flooding and create … Read More