Secure Document Shredding and Drug Take-Back Day

Dispose of documents and medication safely and securely on Saturday, November 13 from 8am-12pm (by appointment only) at the Newton Resource Recovery Center (115 Rumford Ave., Auburndale). Advanced sign-up is required: call Customer Service at 617-796-1000 to schedule an appointment. Here are the details: … Read More

Home Electrification Series: Mechanical Systems

In the third session of our Home Electrification Series, we will explore options for heating your home with electricity instead of fossil fuels. We’ll explain different types of heat pumps available (air source heat pumps, ground source heat pumps, ducted … Read More

Giving Tuesday

Friends of Green Newton, Next week on Tuesday, November 30, Green Newton will be participating in #GivingTuesday.  We need your support more than ever to help Newton accomplish its goals of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. We believe the fight … Read More

Your School’s Sustainability at Underwood’s Green Open House

Get inspiration on making your school more earth-friendly. On Wednesday, December 1 from 3:30-4pm, Andy Gluck, Underwood Green Team Advisor, will talk about some of the initiatives they have undertaken: easier recycling composting getting students more involved gardening Terracycle programs partnering … Read More

Zero Waste Talk

Newton Free Library

Cities around the country–including Boston, Cambridge, and Brookline–are establishing Zero Waste plans to prioritize waste reduction. Waste reduction is a matter of environmental preservation, with landfills and incinerators posing potential risks to health. However, as more landfills in the region … Read More