Category Archives: Healthy Kids

Glyphosate-based herbicides, including Roundup, is widely available in stores in the U.S., and is sold in all of the hardware stores in Newton. Green Newton opposes the use of Roundup and encourages Newton residents to avoid purchasing the herbicide, discontinue … Read More

Beyond Pesticides has “Pesticide Free Zone” signs for sale that you can display in your yard to let your neighbors know you are committed to protecting pollinators, people, and the planet. Door hangers are available too. The “Pesticide Free Zone” … Read More

Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are chemicals that are in drinking water, groundwater, rainwater, compost, soil, food, and the blood of 98% of Americans that have been tested. They are known as ‘forever chemicals’ because they break down extremely slowly. Tiny amounts … Read More

It is worrisome enough that there is an ocean of plastic debris bigger than the size of Texas floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, but have you heard about the less visible microfiber pollution invading our waters? Microfibers … Read More