• Food Waste workshop. On June 7, 2016, Green Needham and RecyclingWorks presented a free workshop for food service businesses in Needham, Newton, Wellesley, and other neighboring communities interested in learning about diverting wasted food from the trash through food donation, composting, and other waste diversion strategies.
  • Documentary Film. On April 10, 2016 Green Needham cosponsored a free film showing at First Parish in Needham, Unitarian Universalist. The award-winning 75-minute documentary about food waste, “Just Eat It,” was inspired by the book American Wasteland, by Wellesley High graduate Jonathan Bloom.
  • “Too Good to Waste: Creative Solutions for Reducing Food Waste” was presented on October 22, 2015 at the Needham Library.  Joshua Cook, Green Business Specialist for the Massachusetts Dept. of Environmental Protection, and Greg Smith, the Superintendent of the Needham RTS, spoke about state and local actions to reduce food waste. Food waste reduction tips for households were provided. The program was co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Needham.