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.

2021-03-31Green Needham adopts Needham’s racial equity statement.

Recent News and Updates

Seven Ways to Save Energy at Home - Did you know that Massachusetts was named the most energy-efficient state in the U.S. for 9 years in a row as of 2019? (And we were Number 2 in 2020!) Every year, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)… Continue Reading
Resiliency Gardening Project Resumes - The Community Equitability Group is at it again this spring with the Resiliency Gardens Project! In 2020, concerned about the pandemic-related increase in food insecurity, the Community Equitability Group (CEG) was formed to address food insecurity and economic and racial… Continue Reading
Helping the Hauschka Family – Green Needham’s “Ask the Expert” - Barbara and Peter Hauschka were interested in adding rooftop solar PV  to their Needham home, and possibly buying an electric vehicle (EV)  as a way to lower their carbon footprint, so they contacted  Green Needham with their questions  about solar … Continue Reading
Town Forest Cleanup Saturday, May 1st with the NHS Environmental Action Club - Join Needham High School Environmental Action Club and Green Needham this Saturday May 1st between 12 noon and 1:30 pm as we remove trash from Needham Town Forest. Get some fresh air, a little light exercise, and meet some of… Continue Reading
The Next Ten Years: What Bold Climate Action Means for Us - "This is the decisive decade. This is the decade we must make decisions that will avoid the worst consequences of the climate crisis." These were President Biden's words at a virtual global climate summit on Earth Day 2021, when he… Continue Reading