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

Food Rescue Program Off and Running at Needham High School- Handling leftovers at home is one thing, but what do you do with unsold food left over from a cafeteria that feeds over 1,500 students? Fortunately, food rescue is in great hands at Needham High School thanks to a partnership… Continue Reading
What We Should All Know about the Latest Climate Science- Climate scientists are increasingly sounding the alarm about the need for bold action to address climate change. The October Special Report by the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the Fourth National Climate Assessment by the U.S. Government have… Continue Reading
Needham’s largest retail outlets are now in compliance with the Select Board’s Plastic Checkout Bag Policy- The seven largest stores in Needham are now complying with the Select Board’s Plastic Checkout Bag Policy. The Select Board's Plastic Checkout Bag Policy was adopted on March 20, 2018. It requested that the largest stores in town (over 3,500… Continue Reading
Parent Talk Spring Sale – Promoting Re-use in Needham- The annual Needham Parent Talk Spring Sale,  takes place on Sunday, May 5, 2019, from 8:30 am -12:45 pm at the Eliot School. This sale facilitates the re-use of children's clothing and toys, keeping many perfectly usable items out of… Continue Reading
Tag Gas Leaks with Needham’s New Mothers Out Front Chapter- Are you concerned about gas leaks in Needham? The newly formed Needham chapter of Mothers Out Front is organizing a Tag Gas Leaks event in Needham on Saturday, May 11 at 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.  Participants will meet at… Continue Reading