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Taking Action Against Climate Change: A Carbon Fee for Massachusetts

May 3, 2016
at 7:30 PM
Westwood Public Library

Massachusetts, already a national leader in energy efficiency, is poised to take a big step in accelerating the transition to clean energy as proposed...read more


2016 Green Business Awards Breakfast

May 19, 2016
at 7:30 AM
Newton Marriott Hotel

Join us as the Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce’s annual Green Business Breakfast returns to the outdoor pavilion along the picturesque banks ...read more


Green Newton’s environmental speaker programs at the Newton Free Library: Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

June 13, 2016
at 7:00 PM
Newton Free Library, Druker Auditorium

 Mon., June 13  Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World (Ken Geiser, UMASS Lowell) Information is subject to change. Detailed inf...read more


Local Solutions to Food Waste

As three Green Needham members stepped into the massive 19th century "castle" full of quirky niches and rumored secret passages, we could scarcely believe that we were on our way to see a state-of-the-art cafeteria. Our research into creative local solutions to food waste had brought us to the Noble and Greenough School in Dedham...Read more

Posted: Apr 29th

Hillside School 5th Graders Take on Cafeteria Food Waste

Where does all of that cafeteria lunch trash go? That was the question the Radioactive Hamburgers, a team of fifth grade students at Hillside Elementary School, asked when they began work on their FIRST Lego League (FLL) project last fall and were tasked with designing a project that solved any problem related to trash and/or recycling...Read more

Posted: Apr 26th