Category Archives: Environmental Protection

Thursday, December 14 from 7-8pm. Online. Barstow’s Longview Farm and Black Earth Composting explain how the end result of what we eat (and don’t eat) can curb climate change. We recommend viewing “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste” prior to … Read More

Dr. Phil Landrigan is a Newton resident and a leading global public health expert, scientist and pediatrician specializing in pollution and children’s health. When he learned that city councilors are considering Mayor Ruthanne Fuller’s request to fund artificial turf on … Read More

Enjoyable experiences, memberships, and subscriptions can all be thoughtful choices for gift giving, and better for the planet than buying new material goods. Some ideas: Membership to the Appalachian Mountain Club, Mass Audubon, or the Trustees which provide access to … Read More

Tuesday, November 28 from 7-8:15pm. Online. Celebrate United Nations World Soil Day by learning about healthy soil as a carbon sink and climate change solution. In this webinar, soil scientist Ruben Parilla, Soil Technical Coordinator for NOFA/Mass, and climate-smart farmers … Read More

1. Choose Scratch Over Store-Bought Most store-bought dishes from supermarkets and restaurants will be packaged in plastic containers. To avoid the unnecessary plastic, focus on cooking from scratch. Ingredients like vegetables, flour, butter, and nuts can be commonly found in … Read More

Saturday, November 18 from 10am-1pm. Newton Free Library (330 Homer St., Newton). Do you have a broken item in your home that you know you could fix with the right guidance? Fix-It Clinics empower folks to fix for themselves and … Read More

Tuesday, November 14 at 7pm. Online. Attend a free virtual screening of the short, eye-opening new documentary film, Small Town Explosion: What Really Happened in East Palestine [OH]? followed by a Zoom Q&A with the filmmaker, Maya Lilly, Beyond Plastic’s … Read More