Category Archives: Take Action

On Thursday, April 22 from 7-8pm, learn about the environmental impacts of the meat, dairy, egg and fishing industries at a special Green Newton Speaker Series Earth Day online program with Sara Sezun, Chair of the Sierra Club Massachusetts Chapter Plant-based … Read More

On Tuesday, May 11 from 7-8pm, join Green Newton in our next online event ‘Green Construction and Home Renovation in Newton’ and learn about the state of green building in Newton. Topics will include: Green Newton’s four principles for sustainable construction … Read More

break free from plastic act

Newton’s Representative Jake Auchincloss has signed on as a co-sponsor of the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act (H.R. 5845) that was introduced in the United States House of Representatives last year and reintroduced on March 23, 2021. This session’s … Read More

Newton has committed to dramatically reducing our greenhouse gas emissions and resident actions an important part of the solution. On March 30, Mayor Fuller introduced Newton’s Energy Coach Liora Silkes, whose role in the City is to help residents adopt cleaner … Read More

Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are chemicals that are in drinking water, groundwater, rainwater, compost, soil, food, and the blood of 98% of Americans that have been tested. They are known as ‘forever chemicals’ because they break down extremely slowly. Tiny amounts … Read More