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
- Koko FitClub members may soon be turning green as they work out. When Koko FitClub opened in December 2009, owner Paul Romeo was already interested in issues of sustainability. He arranged for an energy audit and implemented the resulting suggestions...Read More »
- This “Neighbor Spotlight” is one of a series about ordinary people in Needham doing extraordinary things to be a better neighbor to planet Earth. Please be inspired! In the last post, I wrote about Sharon, the woman who plants trees....Read More »
- 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 impact on the...Read More »
- Volante Farms is well known for its nursery plants, local produce and grocery items, deli lunches, and impressive array of fresh apples in the fall, but — as they say on TV — “Wait, there’s more.” The summer rains that...Read More »
- Imagine a house that uses the steady warmth of the earth – approximately 60 degrees — to heat in the winter and cool in the summer. Geothermal systems in New England do just that. Also known as Ground Source Heat...Read More »