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

Why Drive Green - Solarize Plus Needham is not  just about solar - it also includes Drive Green, a program to help consumers get a great deal on an electric vehicle (EV).  Below are testimonials from three satisfied Drive Green Customers. As part of… Continue Reading
Green Communities – we’re almost there! - Thank you to everyone who came out to the Select Board hearing on October 16th! Your powerful and unanimous support for becoming a Green Community was important, and the Select Board appreciated hearing from you - whether you spoke or… Continue Reading
Show your Support for Needham becoming a Green Community – Select Board Hearing Wednesday, October 16th - Needham is close to becoming a Green Community, joining 240 other Massachusetts cities and towns, including 18 of our 20 comparable communities. Please join us at the Select Board's public hearing at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in… Continue Reading
Needham is Matting Change – Helping the Homeless Is “In The Bag” - We should all be bringing our own re-useable bags with us when you shop, but if we end up with a few single use plastic bags, here's a great way to repurpose them. Intergenerational - and environmentally-friendly - mat-making at… Continue Reading
What is One Person To Do? - Are you increasingly concerned about climate change and feeling rather helpless? Do you feel like your actions won’t really make a difference? Ironically, the best way to snap out of the climate action blues is to actually take some action.… Continue Reading