Needham High School’s Environmental Club is a small, yet committed group of students working towards making the high school and the community more environmentally conscious. In the 2013-2014 school year, the agenda revolves around the central issue of recycling. Back
At the Needham Congregational Church’s Climate Café on Sunday, Oct. 27th, Needham RTS Superintendent Ann Dorfman spoke to an enthusiastic group of 30 people about recycling. Ann, who became Needham’s RTS Superintendent in Sept. 2012, has worked in the recycling
Have we outgrown the planet? Is there an alternative to perpetual economic and population growth? The film “Growthbusters: Hooked on Growth” will be shown at First Parish in Needham, 23 Dedham Ave., on Sunday, November 17 at 7 p.m.
If you’re wondering what you can do to reduce your carbon footprint and promote sustainable energy, here’s an easy step that has recently become available: choosing Mass Energy’s green power supplier, Easy Energy, as the supplier for your electricity. Yes,
Find out how weatherizing your home can save money and energy this winter! As the cold weather sets in, Green Needham Collaborative is offering a series of one-hour workshops addressing the unique weatherization opportunities and challenges for three common types
Healing Earth: An Interfaith Evening of Connection, Community, and Commitment will take place on Thursday, April 26. There will be a vigil at 5:30 p.m. at the JFK Street Bridge, then a walk (about 20 minutes) to Harvard Square and
Class registration for the Needham Community Farm family gardening education program has begun. Join your neighbors and friends at the Needham Community Farm this spring and summer for either our Beginning or Intermediate Organic Gardening classes. You will learn all you
I heard the following on the NPR show Living on Earth this morning. I was particularly interest to learn that the amount of mercury in CFL’s is getting smaller over time. YOUNG: It’s Living on Earth, I’m Jeff Young. Republican
GREENR, an online reference and research library on the environment, energy and natural resources is now available through the Needham Public Library.
The words Dengue Fever were unknown to me until I read a news report that cases had surfaced in Key West, and Broward county, Florida. Curious, I searched a bit further and learned that as many as 100 million people