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Archive of posts filed under the Water category.

Congregational Church’s Climate Café Encourages Selection of Native Trees and Shrubs

At the Congregational Church’s Climate Café on Sunday, March 30th,  Master Gardener Betty Sanders presented a great program, ‘Going Native: Low-Growing Trees and Shrubs,” to 27 attendees.  Betty explained how many non-native trees and shrubs require extra maintenance and water because they are often not well-adapted to our New England climate.  Also, they are not …read more

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Hillside School receives EoEEA award for Water Project

The Hillside School’s Buddy Water Project, whose 2010 efforts were featured in this Green Needham blog post, has been recognized with an award for Excellence in Energy and Environment Education by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Richard K. Sullivan, Secretary, Energy and Environmental Affairs presented the 17th Annual Secretary’s Awards for Excellence in Energy and Environmental …read more

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Save 10 Gallons of Water a Day

(From The Daily Green website) The old folk wisdom that says place a brick in your toilet’s water tank is partially correct: It’s an effortless way to save water, but a brick isn’t the best choice of object. Use a plastic bottle filled with water instead. Don’t worry, you don’t have to turn hippie and …read more

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Hillside Elementary School’s World Water Week Project

During World Water Week, March 21st -27th, over 20 businesses in and around Needham are joining Hillside School students in a nationwide UNICEF campaign to bring safe drinking water to millions of children.  For every dollar donated by patrons of participating businesses to the UNICEF Tap project this week, a child will  receive clean drinking …read more

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