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
- Imagine a house that uses the steady warmth of the earth – approximately 60 degrees — to heat in the winter and cool in the summer. Geothermal systems in New England do just that. Also known as Ground Source Heat...Read More »
- At its June 26th meeting, The Needham Select Board unanimously approved the staff recommendation to incorporate both 2700K and 3000K LED streetlights in the rollout of the Town’s LED Streetlight conversion project. The warmer 2700K lights will be installed on...Read More »
- Recycle Right – It’s Easy Once You Know How Recycling can only happen when there is no contamination – otherwise, it’s just more trash. What are some examples of contamination in the RTS recycling bins? Here are a few: plastic...Read More »
- Around the world, people who plant trees are celebrated. In the US there is Johnny Appleseed. The French have a (fictional) story called “The man who planted trees” about a shepherd who singlehandedly replants a clearcut alpine valley over the...Read More »
- Learn to Live More Sustainably – One Step at-a-time It may not seem like a big deal, but single-use bags have a significant, negative impact on the environment. Check out these stats on what American households use every year: 100 billion...Read More »