GO GREEN Needham Expo at Needham Town Hall. Saturday, November 10. 10 AM - 4PM.
Overview Speaker Schedule Exhibitors Door Prizes


Bring the whole family out to the GO GREEN Needham Expo at Needham Town Hall. Find out how going green can help put money in your pocket and a smile on your face. There will be fun and inspiration for everyone!
  • Learn how switching to renewable energy such as solar and geothermal can put money in your pocket
  • Check out and test drive Electric Vehicles
  • Take a ride on an Electric Bike
  • Watch your kids learn about sun power as they play with solar-powered toy cars
  • Make music from junk
  • Try the latest higher-powered yet quieter electric lawn mowers and leaf blowers
  • Listen to informative talks on climate change, statewide legislative efforts to address climate change, sustainable landscaping, and more
  • Learn about local outdoor hikes and activities right here in our backyard
  • Talk to organizations who are working towards solutions to the climate crisis
  • Learn sustainable gardening and the benefits of buying local food

Speaker Schedule

10:30 a.m. 

Our Climate is Changing: Must we change? Can we? Will we?
Stephen Frail, Climate Reality Project

11:30 a.m.

Fighting Climate Change at the State Level
Representative Denise Garlick, Massachusetts House of Representatives
Curt Newton, 350Mass.org, MIT ClimateX
Ben Hellerstein, Environment Massachusetts
Karen Price, League of Women Voters – Needham

1:00 p.m.

Becoming a Green Community
Jillian Wilson-Martin, Sustainability Coordinator, Town of Natick, MA
Thomas Philbin, Energy Manager, Town of Westwood, MA
Nicholas Hill, Hill Energy Services, Inc.

2:00 p.m.

Sustainable Landscaping — Five Steps to a Greener Yard
Joanne Neale, Garden Mentor

3:00 p.m.

Net Zero Energy Home
Peter Kane, Westwood Environmental Action Committee

 Confirmed Exhibitors


Needham Community Farm
Growing fresh produce for those in need (in Needham, MA).

Green Energy Consumers Alliance
Enabling everyday people to make green choices in the most cost-effective, practical, and seamless ways possible.

Environment Massachusetts
Protecting the places we love, advancing the environmental values we share, and winning real results for our environment.

Home Works Energy
Energy Efficiency. Simplified. Our aim is to make it simple for you to have a greener home, and save some green too.


Boston Food Forest Coalition

The Boston Food Forest Coalition (BFFC) is building nourishing relationships between neighbors, land, and food in the city

Organic Soil Solutions

Organic Soil Solutions is an all organic lawn care company based in Woburn, MA and serving the Boston area to Route 495 since 1999.


Needham Garden Center
Providing customers with higher quality products and services in a friendly, family-like atmosphere.

Needham Farmers Market

Every week brings new fresh, local selections, musicians, artists and community fun!

Hartney Greymont
Our certified arborists take a holistic and environmentally-friendly approach to performing proven services that ensure the health and beauty of your trees for years to come.



Garden Mentor
Do you have a yard? A garden? A landscape? Whatever you call it, I can show you how to make it more beautiful and less work.


GeoOrbital Electric Wheel Company
Make your bike electric in 60 seconds.


CERO (Cooperative Energy, Recycling, and Organics) 

CERO keep food waste out of landfills, save money for our clients, and provide good green jobs for Boston’s hard working communities.

Promoting a bicycle-friendly environment and encouraging bicycling for fun, fitness, and transportation.

Charles River YMCA
Operating out of two locations in Needham, Charles River YMCA is one of the community’s leading social service providers.

Bash the Trash
For over 25 years Bash the Trash has been building, performing, and educating with musical instruments made from recycled and reused materials.

Needham Community Council
Supporting people in Needham who have under-met health, educational, and social needs.

Needham High School Environmental Club
We are a group of students dedicated to promoting a greener community and environmental awareness.


Mass Climate Action Network
MCAN works with more than 40 communities to help them take action against climate change.

Wellesley Toyota

Wellesley Toyota is committed to sustainability and the environment, and is the first L.E.E.D. (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified ‘green’ dealership in New England.

Needham Recycling & Transfer Station
Providing residents with recycling and waste disposal services at the town’s transfer station, a.k.a. “The Dump.”

Bootstrap Compost
Greater Boston’s premier year-round residential and commercial food scrap pickup service.


Boston Bee Company
Managing owned and borrowed hives and selling the perfect bee product for your home from our apiary.


MUZI Chevrolet
Providing the highest quality and customer service for every new and used Chevrolet buyer.

Green Energy Mechanical
Green Energy Mechanical is Metro West, and South Shore Mass’ trusted company for geothermal heat pump systems, as well as energy-efficient furnaces and other home heating solutions.

Boucher Energy Systems, Inc.

Since 1981, utilizing world class products while designing the most comfortable and energy efficient heating and air conditioning systems possible.

 Bay Colony Rail Trail

The Bay Colony Rail Trail project aims to convert the abandoned rail corridor between Needham and Medfield to a new multi-use greenway.


Mothers Out Front

We build our power as mothers to ensure a livable climate for all children.

Lime Bikes

Through the equitable distribution of shared scooters, bikes and transit vehicles, we aim to reduce dependence on personal automobiles for short distance transportation and leave future generations with a cleaner, healthier planet.

Honda Gallery of Reading

We believe in providing our customers with the best possible experience, from the showroom to the service department, and we know Boston area Honda drivers won’t be disappointed



Door Prizes

Each of the exhibitors at the GO GREEN Needham Expo will be asking visitors to take an action at their table. Those actions represent commitments towards lowering ones carbon footprint. Each individual who completes a total of 5 or more actions at the Expo will be entered into a drawing to win one of the following door prizes. (None of the actions require that the individual make a purchase.)

Cleaning Green: Meyers dish soap, multi-surface cleaner, scrubber sponges, paper towels made of bamboo and sugarcane.
Two bottles of Scout & Cellar organic wine (donated by Lisa Grieg), organic chocolate
Beauty Basket: Avalon Organics – cleanser, toner, moisturizer, lip balm, 100% Organic Cotton Wash Cloths
Trader Joe’s Bag of Goodies: Variety food package
Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker with Cookbook
Stainless Steel Tumbler and Stainless Steel Straws and Health Bars
Stainless Steel Tumbler and Stainless Steel Straws and Health Bars
Backpack Picnic basket with bottle of Scout & Cellar wine
Garden Mentor, 2-Hour Landscaping Consultation / Initial Two-Hour Consultation / $250
Loma renewable and sustainable hair products and blow dry, donated by Darling Hair Boutique in Needham
Davines Essential Hair Care Kit & a blow dry – Donated by Darling Hair Boutique in Needham.
Two Tickets to Homegrown Coffee House for January 26, 2019, 8pm.
Enjoy and evening of swing/jazz with Guy VanDuser & Billy Novick
First Parish in Needham, 23 Dedham Ave., Needham.
Value: $36 Donated by Eleanor Rosellini