Green Needham Collaborative is a volunteer organization dedicated to securing a better future through local action. Partnering with community groups, businesses, town government, local schools, colleges, and houses of worship, we work to reduce carbon emissions and promote the wise use of resources.
Recent News and Updates
- When Eleanor and Jay moved to Needham in 2001 with their two teenagers, they were surprised. They were coming from West Lafayette, Indiana (home of Purdue University), where Eleanor in particular, had been part of a very active environmental community...Read More »
- The Selectmen’s Chambers were filled past capacity for the February 27th Public Hearing on single-use plastic bags (the on-demand video of the hearing is here). Rob Fernandez, Chair of Green Needham’s plastic bag ban team, spoke in support of the...Read More »
- Two hundred and ten new composters joined City Compost‘s service in February, including two offices, one church, one event, and one farmers market! That translates to over 2,000 lbs/week of scraps for making new soil. It would be great to...Read More »
- MassINC’s Commonwealth magazine recently published an article titled “China says your recyclables don’t measure up“. It described the new restrictions on recyclables shipped to China that are roiling recycling markets in the United States. Needham is, as we often are,...Read More »
- As many communities work to implement environmentally friendly programs, the Needham High students in the Environmental Club are joining in with their own initiatives. Recently the club’s faculty advisor Hans Batra, and the student co-presidents Conner Jahn and Riley Roefaro,...Read More »