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
- On November 29, 2017, a standing-room-only audience packed the Community Room at the Needham Library to hear experts from government, business, and a local college describe the achievements and challenges involved in reducing local solid waste. The purpose of Green...Read More »
- This afternoon, the Boston City Council passed a plastic bag ban. All 11 councilors who voted supported the ban. The measure now goes to Mayor Marty Walsh, who must approve it before it becomes law. Although Mayor Walsh opposed last...Read More »
- “Stop Food Waste and Feed the Hungry in Boston at 8 p.m.” That intriguing opportunity caught the eye of Green Needham member Jay Delaune, who was perusing the volunteer listings on VolunteerMatch.org. One click led him to the volunteer page...Read More »
- Moving Toward a Zero Waste Future: Challenges, Strategies and Innovative Solutions underway in Needham Reducing waste is good for people, good for the environment and it saves money. After enjoying the long Thanksgiving weekend, join us at 7:00 pm on...Read More »
- By Lauren Mock For Needham residents who are interested in sustainability, composting is a great and easy way to reduce one’s carbon footprint. In some homes, up to 30% of all waste can be composted. Diverting this waste from a...Read More »