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Interfaith groups environmental meeting

Environmental groups at Needham houses of worship will gather to share updates on their work since the Green Needham Environmental Stewardship workshop held this past summer and discuss future plans and ideas for collaboration. This is also an opportunity for those interested in creating groups at their house of worship to get ideas and assistance …read more

Share Gathering on Needham Town Common

On a cold December Saturday, Needham residents joined others around the world supporting global action on climate change by gathering on the Town Common.


Sustainable Harvest: Local Food Initiatives in Needham

Date: February 21, 2010 Time: 7:30 pm Place: First Parish Church, 23 Dedham Ave. An opportunity to hear about local initiatives to promote access to locally grown produce, and to expand farm-based educational programs in the community. The Needham Community Farm will speak about our educational initiative at the elementary schools, the expansion of gardens, …read more


Green Needham Foundation achieves 501(c)3 status

The Green Needham Foundation, a Massachusetts not-for-profit corporation established in October, 2008, has been awarded tax-exempt status as a public charity under section 501(c)3 of the IRS code. The Foundation was created to support sustainability education and outreach in Needham as well as community sustainability and energy projects. Details are on the Foundation page of …read more


Energy Star Rebates – coming (and going?) soon

A new round of Energy Star rebates to encourage consumers is coming soon – but these are funded by the stimulus program for this year, so they will probably not last long.