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Check Out the CBS Coverage of Newton’s Effort to Green Restaurant Takeout

On March 1, Newton proved itself again a leader of sustainability when the city passed the expanded sustainable packaging ordinance to help reduce single use plastic waste. Presently, only six other communities in Massachusetts–Andover, Brookline, Concord, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Northampton, and Williamstown–also … Read More

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Top 5 Climate Actions You Should Take

  1. Put solar on your rooftop or opt up to 100% clean energy on your electric bill for a very easy but really big impact.
  2. Insulate your home well and electrify your heating and cooling system with heat pumps if you can. Start with a home energy assessment.
  3. Walk, bike, and take public transportation, and make your next car an electric vehicle.
  4. Cut down on meat and dairy consumption, particularly beef. And compost your organics.
  5. Buy less stuff (especially plastic) and reuse what you have.

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