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.

Recent News and Updates

Needham businesses offer perspective, voice impact of future plastic bag ban - When Volante Farms switched from plastic bags to paper bags at their grocery checkout, it was a “little bit of a learning curve” for customers and staff alike, owner Steve Volante said. “You don’t overfill them. The handles all rip,… Continue Reading
Needham is making progress on climate action! - As the alarming effects of climate change become increasingly evident, Needham is stepping up its efforts to support the state's ambitious goals of drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions and reaching Net Zero Emissions by 2050. Coming soon! Needham's Climate Action… Continue Reading
Avery Field Project Update - Thanks to the community's enthusiastic response and your generous contributions, the Avery Field project is moving forward.  Volunteers from Needham's garden clubs worked with the Town's Parks & Forestry staff to design a layout for the area around the stone. … Continue Reading
Call to Action: Crucial Town Meeting Vote Coming Up - Next Monday, October 30, Town Meeting will consider a vital climate action measure -- adopting the Opt-In Specialized Energy Code (Warrant Article 15). As a constituent (or as a Town Meeting member!) you play an essential role in getting the… Continue Reading
See a replay for the Opt-in Energy Code webinar for Town Meeting Members - If you missed Monday evening's  Green Needham/League of Women Voters webinar on the Opt-in Energy Code, you can see the reply here and on the main page of the Green Needham web site.   You may view the presentation slides here. Continue Reading

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