Category Archives: Waste

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

The City of Newton’s expanded sustainable packaging ordinance will go into effect this week, and food establishments will be required to use takeout containers that are reusable, compostable, or recyclable. In addition, Newton has implemented Skip the Stuff, which means … Read More

Tuesday, February 20 from 8-9am. Online. Artificial turf is favored by those who want the short term ease of maintenance and longer playtime for youth, but it comes with long term consequences for our health and the health of the … Read More

Introduced by actor and environmentalist Ted Danson, the documentary film We’re All Plastic People Now investigates the hidden story of plastic and its effects on human health. In an era of throw-away ease, convenience has cost us our well-being. We’re … Read More

Beginning March 1, 2024, the City of Newton’s expanded sustainable packaging ordinance will require food establishments to provide single use accessory dining items (straws, napkins, utensils, chopsticks, condiments, etc.) only upon the request or agreement of the customer. Items will … Read More