Category Archives: Personal Health

As the Environmental Protection Agency issues new federal limits on six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water, environmental organizations and firefighters are calling upon the state’s political leaders to protect Massachusetts residents from continued PFAS contamination by passing … Read More

Thursday, May 2 from 7-8pm. Online. The negative impacts of plastic on human health are increasingly visible and increasingly costly. This March, the New England Journal of Medicine released the results of a study detecting micro- and nanoplastics in the … Read More

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, lawns and gardens in our country are sprayed with more than 90 million pounds of insecticides and herbicides a year. The mowers and edgers that maintain them emit nearly 27 million tons of … Read More

Pesticide-free Zone Pesticide-free zones are important for the health of children, families, pets, the environment and the community. Show that your yard is a nature nurturing habitat with one of these eye catching “Pesticide-Free Zone” signs. Eight inches in diameter, … Read More

Tuesday, March 19 at 7pm. First Parish Watertown (35 Church Street, Watertown). First Parish Watertown in collaboration with Beyond Plastics Greater Boston and Oceana will host a free film screening of Rory Fielding’s documentary “We’re All Plastic People Now.” The … Read More

Sunday, March 24 7-8pm. Online. Join the Sierra Club as they show you how to make delicious healthy plant-based food at home. In this free session, Chef Jay, a 30-year veteran of the restaurant industry and cooking teacher based in … Read More

Thursday, February 29 from 7-8:30pm. Newton Free Library, Druker Auditorium (330 Homer Street, Newton). LWVN – together with its cosponsors Better Action Now on Artificial Turf in Newton, Green Newton, and Mothers Out Front Newton – will hold a presentation … Read More