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

The Needham EVangelist: EV…or not EV - EV...or Not EV If you are like many people I know, you may have asked yourself recently,  “Should I trade my car in for an electric vehicle?” You see them gliding around town more and more. Maybe you know someone… Continue Reading
Support the September 20 Boston Climate Strike - We are in the midst of a climate emergency. Young people in all parts of the world, fearing for their futures, are planning a week of climate action from September 20-27 to demand bold measures to transition away from fossil… Continue Reading
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