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’s Climate Action Roadmap Will Be Introduced at a June 5th Forum! - It's official -- Needham's Climate Action Roadmap has been completed! Come to Powers Hall on Wednesday, June 5th from 6-7 p.m. to see what the Town (and you!) can do to combat Climate Change and make the Town more resilient… Continue Reading
Help Reduce Plastics: Contact Your Town Meeting Members This Weekend - Next Monday, May 6, Needham’s annual Town Meeting will begin.  The Green Needham Plastics Reduction Team has submitted Warrant Article 45, a Citizens’ Petition to ban certain single-use plastics, for consideration by Town Meeting members.  This bylaw seeks to expand… Continue Reading
Another Zero Energy Home in Needham - Did you know that there are examples of zero net energy homes right here in Needham? These super energy efficient houses generate enough solar power to provide all the electricity needed for the home's heating, cooling, hot water, cooking, and… Continue Reading
Join the Needham NightWalk and Celebrate International Dark Sky Week - This week, April  2-8, 2024, is International Dark Sky Week, a reminder of the importance of darkness for nocturnal wildlife, human health, and the glorious gift of a star-studded sky.  Light pollution -- overly bright and unnecessary outdoor lighting --… Continue Reading
Continuing the Local Effort to Reduce Plastics - What can we do about the relentless and concerning increase in the production of plastics and plastic waste?  According to a report from statista.com, in just the last two decades, global plastic production has doubled to a staggering 400.3 million… Continue Reading

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