Working Together for a More Sustainable Needham
–In Our Fifteenth 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.

Recent News and Updates

Needham RTS Swap-It shop Re-Use-It “Swap Shop” at Needham RTS has reopened - In case you hadn't heard, the Re-Use-It Swap Shop at Needham RTS has reopened!  Yes, you can now drop off reusable items that are in good/usable condition, and/or shop for items that you need/want.  This is a great resource for… Continue Reading
Special Town Meeting to Vote on Climate Emergency - At the Needham Special Town Meeting planned for later this month, Town Meeting Members will be asked to vote on a warrant article that asks the Town of Needham to declare a climate and ecological emergency, and urges the Town to act… Continue Reading
Needham Select Board Creates Climate Action Plan Committee - The Town of Needham Select Board took a major step forward recently toward addressing our Town’s carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions.  Last spring, a coalition led by Green Needham, the League of Women Voters - Needham, and Mothers Out… Continue Reading
Recycle smart Logo “Recycle Smart” Website Answers Your Questions About What to Recycle! - Are you  recycling "smart" and avoiding the most common recycling mistakes?  Not sure?  Want to learn more?  Then read on... Learning to Recycle correctly  is important  for several reasons.  Adding items to recycle bins that you "hope" or "wish" were… Continue Reading