Category Archives: Kids

Gas stoves can make the air in your kitchen more polluted than recommended outdoor clean air quality standards. Burning gas releases nitrogen dioxide, small particulate matter, and carbon monoxide–all components of air pollution. Cooking on a gas stove increases kids’ … Read More

Green Newton School Connections (GNSC) meets every month on the second Thursday from 4:30-5:30pm on Zoom. Their next meeting is on Thursday, May 12 (See agenda). Use Meeting ID: 824 8110 2832 with the passcode “green”. Please email [email protected] if you have questions. … Read More

According to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), Massachusetts throws away about 600,000 mattresses every year. They are expensive to transport, take up a lot of space in landfills, and can get caught in incinerator processing equipment–resulting in higher … Read More

Green Newton Earth Day Festival 2022

Thank you to all who attended Newton’s Earth Day Festival this past Sunday, April 24! We hope you enjoyed all the activities and information shared to help you take climate action ‘4 Our Future.’ So many of you started a … Read More

On Tuesday, May 3 from 6-7pm, Chip Osborne, CEO of Osborne Organics and Chairman of the Marblehead Parks and Recreation, will present online how to move turf and landscapes from conventional management practices to a natural approach. Sponsored by Sustainable … Read More

Join your Newton neighbors on Sunday, April 24 from 1-4pm in a celebration of Earth Day. The War Memorial Circle at Newton City Hall (1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton) will be busy with plenty of fun activities to engage your kids … Read More