Category Archives: Businesses

Johnny’s Luncheonette, an iconic Newton diner with robust recycling and food waste diversion programs, continues to push the envelope in sustainability. The diner now offers a reusable takeout container program! Customers who choose to join the program can order menu … Read More

Electric vehicle with outdoor charger

Tuesday, October 24 from 12-1pm. Online. Federal and state incentives for electric vehicles (EVs) have all changed recently, thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the 2022 climate bill in Massachusetts, and new program announcements from the Office of Energy … Read More

Friday, October 27 from 8:30-9:45am. Online. This webinar will explore the dramatic story of how expert volunteers with the sustainability advocacy group Green Newton persuaded and worked with housing developer Northland Investment Corp. to adopt and commit to rigorous, all-electric, … Read More

Making improvements to your home to get off of fossil fuels also means a home that’s healthy, comfortable, and good for your wallet. Making big changes to your house might seem like a daunting task, but the Newton Green Expo … Read More

On Monday, September 18, the City Council passed by a vote of 22-0, the updated “Sustainable Food and Beverage Serviceware, Packaging, and Single Use Ordinance.” This ordinance aims to reduce the use of single-use takeout containers that cannot be reused, … Read More

Tuesday, October 3 at 7pm. Online. Endocrine disruptors in plastics are associated with a 50% decline in adult male sperm counts over the past five decades and are implicated in the enormous leap in rates of autism and ADHD among … Read More