Category Archives: Environmental Protection

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

A coalition of climate organizations, including Green Newton, 350Mass, Newton, Mothers Out Front Newton, Newton EV Task Force, FUUSN Climate Action Task Force and Bike Newton, asked our city council candidates their views on the climate crisis and how they … 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

Green Newton School Connections (GNSC) will meet every month on the second Thursday from 4:30-5:30pm on Zoom. Our next meeting is on Thursday, October 14, when Liora Silkes, Newton’s Energy Coach, will join the conversation. Please email [email protected] if you … Read More