Category Archives: Healthy Kids

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There’s never been a better time to try vegan. The Inaugural Newton Vegan Chef Challenge kicks off on May 1. Local chefs will be competing for your votes with creative and delicious plant-based menu options. Veganism is on the rise, … Read More

Tuesday, April 30 from 7:30-8:30pm. Online. Worried about toxic PFAS pollution? Turn that worry into action. Join Clean Water Action for a screening of the documentary “The Poison In Us All” and stay for a brief discussion on what YOU … Read More

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