Category Archives: Environmental Protection

MassRecycle President Gretchen Carey and Vice President Waneta Trabert are joined by Gail Sowerder Garron, Regional Planner for MassDEP, and Alison Beucler, Sanitation and Hazardous Material Program Manager for the City of Somerville, to discuss food waste diversion in K-12 … Read More

Thursday, May 30 at 7-8:30pm. Newton Education Center, Room 304, (100 Walnut Street, Newton) and Online. Join Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) and the City of Newton for our Cheesecake Brook community update meeting. We’ll present updates on greening projects … Read More

The Trees as a Public Good Network announces the online availability of “Why Trees Matter for Green Development,” a forum with 56 advocacy organizations and 24 Democratic Committees cosponsors. This webinar focuses on making development climate friendly by preserving trees’ … Read More

Wednesday, May 8 from 12-12:45pm. Online. All are welcome to a virtual Lunch-Climate-Action monthly actionar, “Electrifying the MBTA’s Commuter Rail: A Climate Justice Solution” with Jackson Moore-Otto, Regional Rail lead for Transit Matters. The presentation will focus on the importance … Read More

Saturday, May 11 at 12pm (film) and 1:45pm (panel discussion). West Newton Cinema (1296 Washington St, West Newton). Join the West Newton Cinema Foundation in a screening and panel discussion of the film “Food Inc., 2.” This sequel to the … Read More

The Native Plant Trust is the nation’s first plant conservation organization and the only one solely focused on New England’s native plants. They maintain a database of native plants that is searchable by different criteria. Search for plants by name … Read More

If you’re anything like us, you’ve been doing some spring decluttering this month. For our team, it’s clothes we have (finally) accepted will never fit, toys our children have outgrown, kitchen gadgets collecting dust in our cupboards, and books…so many … Read More

Sunday, June 2 from 1-4pm. Montclair Road, Waban. Join your Newton community to meet neighbors who have taken steps to improve their homes — and reduce their energy use. Turn onto Moffet Road or Winsor Road in Newton and stop … Read More