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Archive of posts filed under the 10% Challenge category.

Needham 1,000 wrap-up and recognition

Green Needham’s October Needham 1,000 Plaque Presentation at Powers Hall wrapped up several years of community accomplishment on the 10% Energy Challenge. The organization and the community’s efforts were subsequently recognized in a citation presented to Green Needham by State Representative Denise Garlick During the Needham 1,000 campaign, over 900 local households took the Challenge, …read more

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Watch the 10% Energy Challenge Plaque Presentation on The Needham Channel

The October 12th 10% Energy Challenge Plaque Presentation ceremony can be seen on the Needham Channel starting this Thursday, October 18th. The presentation of a brass plaque at Needham’s Powers Hall on October 12th was the culmination of Green Needham’s 10% Energy Challenge campaign. The plaque honors the Town of Needham for its sustainability accomplishments …read more

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Green Needham presents 10% Challenge Plaque at Powers Hall

Green Needham Collaborative wrapped up its 10% Energy Challenge campaign with the presentation of a brass plaque at Needham’s Powers Hall on Friday, October 12. The plaque honors the Town of Needham for its sustainability accomplishments and lists 32 local businesses, organizations, and schools which have shown an outstanding commitment to cutting energy use. The …read more

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Green Needham wraps up Needham 1,000 Energy Reduction Campaign with Plaque Presentation at Powers Hall

With the presentation of a brass plaque at Needham’s Powers Hall on Friday, October 12 at 9 a.m., Green Needham Collaborative is wrapping up its Needham 1,000 energy reduction campaign. The plaque honors the Town of Needham for its sustainability accomplishments and lists 32 local businesses, organizations, and schools which have shown an outstanding commitment …read more

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Recognizing Needham businesses for energy efficiency

Green Needham would like to recognize local businesses that have taken measures to cut their energy use. In early 2012 Green Needham will commission a brass plaque to commemorate the community groups and organizations that have contributed to making Needham a more sustainable community by getting their members to take the 10% Challenge to reduce …read more

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Track 10% Challenge progress at the RTS

Save energy, save money and help reach our community goal of 1,000 households taking the 10% Challenge. You can track Needham’s progress with our 10% Challenge progress sign now on display at the Needham RTS. Thank you to David Cournoyer and his students at the Needham High School graphics production center for their work on …read more

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New Way to Reduce Energy Use

A month or so ago I was doing my laundry. Before putting my load into the dryer I had to take out a load of dry towels. I was in a hurry so not all of them made it out before I put my load of clothes in. Usually with a full load of laundry …read more

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$100 Gift Certificate to Volante Farms

Question: How You Can Win a $100 Gift Certificate to Volante Farms? Answer:  Go to www.greenneedham.org. Click on 10% Energy Challenge.  Make a plan to reduce your home energy consumption and submit it before midnight on June 11, 2011.  If you do that your name will be placed in a drawing to win the gift …read more

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66 Needham Realtors Take Green Needham’s 10% Energy Challenge

Realtor groups in Needham have enthusiastically responded to Green Needham’s challenge to reduce their home energy use. A total of 66 individuals from Condon Realty, Coldwell Banker, Century 21 and Prudential Advantage have completed Green Needham’s 10% Energy Challenge. One realtor offered the following testimonial: For years I’ve always made it a point to recycle …read more

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Green Needham Receives Grant

Green Needham Collaborative’s ambitious tercentennial project – Needham 1,000 – has gotten a boost from a $400 grant awarded by the Wolfe & Rita Climate Action Projects Fund. The money will help fund a brass plaque which will honor local businesses which cut their energy use by at least 10%, as well as organizations, businesses, …read more

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