Category Archives: Take Action

Is old paint haunting your basement? Bring it to Newton’s first Paint Collection Day at the Resource Recovery Center (115 Rumford Ave., Auburndale) on Sunday, October 31 from 9am-1pm. You must have an appointment time to drop off. Appointments can be scheduled by … Read More

With Maine and Oregon passing the nation’s first Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws for packaging this year, there is much interest in what the EPR programs will look like once they launch and how each state arrived at its unique … Read More

The world’s largest online consignment and thrift shop, ThreadUp, recently launched a Fashion Footprint Calculator that allows users to calculate the carbon impact of their closets and identify tangible ways to make more sustainable fashion choices. With nearly 230,000 tons … Read More

Bees are critical for pollinating the entire ecosystem including the food we eat. On Wednesday, October 13 from 7-8:30pm, learn in this online presentation which bees are at serious risk, why, and how we can help those in our surrounding … Read More

Maybe you’ve been thinking about induction cooking, but aren’t quite ready to take the leap.  Now you can borrow an induction cooktop from the Newton Free Library, just like you’d borrow a book.  The library’s package includes an induction cooktop, … Read More