“Do you really need a gas-powered lawn mower?” That’s the question that a recent Boston Globe article posed, and with summer upon us it’s a timely question. The article traces the experience of a city dweller who moves to a
Thank you, Denise! Green Needham is pleased to see that Representative Denise Garlick was among those House members who signed a crucial letter in support of the Massachusetts solar industry. Initiated by Representatives Cory Atkins and James O’Day, the letter
For those Needham residents who have had a no-cost Mass Save home energy assessment, contractor Next Step Living is a familiar name. Recently, however, Next Step Living unexpectedly announced that it has ceased business operations as of March 18, 2016.
Help Beautify and Sustain Needham On the Park and Rec’s Clean-Up Day! On the morning of Saturday, April 2, 2016 you can be part of a town-wide effort to keep Needham clean and beautiful. That’s the day of the Needham
Think you know everything about recycling at the Needham RTS? Maybe, maybe not – read on, you may learn something new! Some Surprising Recycling Facts: Sure, they’re plastic, but …. do not recycle plastic bags of any kind at the RTS –
The bell rang at 9am on Saturday November 21st, marking the start of the 2015 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Qualifier tournament at Newton North High School. Twenty-eight teams of 4th– 8th graders were present for the big day, all with
Americans are wasting more than $165 billion worth of food every year according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Green Needham’s October 22nd program on Food Waste was a first step to bring together the Needham community to take action locally.
Sign up now for Needham Adult Education’s upcoming program on a Zero Net Energy Home. On March 15, 7-8:30 pm, in Needham High School, Room 206, Needham Adult Education invites you to learn about the design and construction of a zero net energy
How can all of us, as electric customers, support renewable energy? Living Green in Needham, an online compendium of information on living sustainably in our town, now features a new section: Greening Your Electricity. Perhaps you are considering solar panels,
Do you know why invasive plants are harmful beyond our gardens, extending to the local food web? Are you curious about which invasive plants are in our area? How can we recognize them? How can we eliminate them from our