Working Together for a More Sustainable Needham
–In Our Thirteenth Year!–

Green Needham Collaborative is a volunteer organization dedicated to securing a better future through local action. Partnering with community groups, businesses, town government, local schools, colleges, and houses of worship, we work to reduce carbon emissions and promote the wise use of resources.

April 2, 2020 – Please connect with us online during this challenging time. Get the latest information from the Town of Needham’s Coronavirus web site where you can sign up for daily updates.

The Solarize Plus Needham program continues, with our PV partner Boston Solar offering virtual solar PV appointments.

The RTS is open for waste disposal, but operating with some restrictions and changes.

Read Astronaut Scott Kelly’s March 21st article, “I spent a year in in Space, and I Have Tips on Isolation to Share -Take it from someone who couldn’t: Go outside.” (NY Times)

Recent News and Updates

Additional Changes to procedures at the RTS take effect Saturday, April 4th - The Town of Needham today announced additional changes to procedures for waste & recycling disposal at the RTS, effective Saturday, April 4th. The changes are primarily to how and when residents interact at the RTS. The restrictions on what can… Continue Reading
Solarize Plus Needham Continuity during the Covid-19 outbreak and response - Your Solarize Plus Needham team - Boston Solar, NETR, Drive Green, the Town of Needham, Green Needham, and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center - are committed to providing continued access to the Solarize Plus program during this challenging time. Fortunately,… Continue Reading
Waste Disposal and Recycling during the COVID-19 response - Updated 4/2/20 to include additional changes announced today. Waste disposal is an essential service that continues during the current COVID-19 response. The RTS remains open for residents and commercial waste haulers, with some some modifications to services. Please note these… Continue Reading
Thinking About Solar Panels for your Roof? Here’s Some Neighborly Advice. - Thinking about solar panels for your roof?  Read what your Needham neighbors are saying about their solar panels: Dan Callahan Address:  24 Robinwood Ave. Needham I love my solar panels!  I'm doing my part for the environment and it's actually… Continue Reading
Harvard School of Public Health Needs 8 More Needham Residents for a Study on Natural Gas in Homes - source: Molly Wilson Fairchild Needham Residents, Do you cook with natural gas in your residence? If so, you may be able to participate in a study about air quality, climate change, housing and health. Mothers Out Front is supporting the Harvard T.… Continue Reading