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GN Recommended Lawn Care Provider Listing

The following are landscapers who: understand and abide by Newton’s New Leaf Blower Ordinance (implemented 1/17/17) work in Newton will rake if asked, and, occasionally use electric or, in some cases, gas-powered leaf blowers are stewards of the earth

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Resources

Fight Climate Crisis Top 5

  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, use high efficiency heating and cooling systems, and electrify if you can. Start with a home energy assessment.
  3. Walk, bike, and take public transportation when you can, and make your next car an electric vehicle.
  4. Cut down on meat and dairy consumption. And compost your organics.
  5. Buy less stuff (especially plastic) and reuse what you have.

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Initiatives

Kids & Teens

GN School Connections

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

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GN Environmental Awards

Annual Awards to Leaders in Sustainability

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 … Read More

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Energy

VIRTUAL Home Energy Assessment Campaign

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

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