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.

Recent News and Updates

Green Energy Consumers Alliance’s “Shave the Peak” – A new Way to Green the Grid - Turn down the heat a few degrees; turn air conditioning down or off for a time; use the dishwasher later in the evening -- small actions taken by a large number of people can make a big difference Join the… Continue Reading
Green New Deal town hall with Senator Ed Markey in Framingham - Long before the Green New Deal, then-representative Ed Markey led the charge in the US House of Representatives for climate change legislation. In the summer of 2010, the United States was as close as it has ever been to addressing… Continue Reading
Installers respond to Solarize Plus Needham RFP - The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center reported that installer response to Needham's Solarize Plus RFP was strong. Seven solar PV installers and four Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP) installers submitted proposals in response to the Solarize Plus RFP by the August… Continue Reading
Volante Farms latest reusable canvas tote bag features a local artist and supports Green Needham - Volante Farms was one of the first retail outlets to eliminate single-use plastic bags during Green Needham's campaign - even though they were not required to do so under the Select Board's voluntary program for large retail outlets. Since then,… Continue Reading
Solarize Plus Needham Installer RFP now available - Solarize Plus Needham is off and running! The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center today released the installer RFP developed in collaboration with the Needham Solarize Plus team. This RFP solicits proposals from solar PV and air source heat pump installers. Through… Continue Reading