Category Archives: Greening Our Community Series

It was standing room only on November 27 at our Library program, “Newton Power Choice: Going Green”, moderated by Green Newton Vice President Jim Purdy with City panelists Ann Berwick, sustainability director; Eric Olson, Energy Commission chair; and Halina Brown, Energy … Read More

Speakers addressed the goal of “Zero Waste” for the City, a process that sees waste as a resource that has value and takes a holistic approach towards managing that resource. This includes reducing consumption, maximizing recycling, composting, encouraging reuse and re-purposing of … Read More

Today, there are thousands of synthetic chemicals used to make our clothing, cosmetics, household products, electronic devices, even our children’s toys. Many of these chemicals help us to live longer and more comfortable lives, but many of these useful chemicals … Read More