Spotlight: Mass Climate Action Network, GO GREEN Needham Expo Participant To gear up for National Recycling Week, GO GREEN Needham is holding a family-friendly expo event on Saturday, November 10 from 10am to 4pm at Needham Town Hall. Over the
Recycle Right – It’s Easy Once You Know How. What’s just as important, or even more important, than separating out your recyclable containers and bringing them to the RTS? Keeping things like plastic wrap/films (Saran Wrap, plastic film used for packaging consumer
The GO GREEN Needham campaign, launched in 2018 by Green Needham Collaborative and the Needham League of Women Voters, highlights green practices by local businesses and organizations and encourages participants to take next steps towards sustainability. Make no mistake.
Green Needham has rolled out a new “Ask the Recycler” Page on our website to help answer Needham residents’ recycling questions. We’ve listed many “frequently asked questions” on the page, and if your question is not there, you can submit
The strategy of getting the most distance out of your fuel This is not an endorsement for driving. As I say in “How to Effectively Fight Climate Change,” being carless is the best. However, the reality is most of us drive at least
Koko FitClub members may soon be turning green as they work out. When Koko FitClub opened in December 2009, owner Paul Romeo was already interested in issues of sustainability. He arranged for an energy audit and implemented the resulting suggestions
This “Neighbor Spotlight” is one of a series about ordinary people in Needham doing extraordinary things to be a better neighbor to planet Earth. Please be inspired! In the last post, I wrote about Sharon, the woman who plants trees.
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 impact on the
Volante Farms is well known for its nursery plants, local produce and grocery items, deli lunches, and impressive array of fresh apples in the fall, but — as they say on TV — “Wait, there’s more.” The summer rains that
Imagine a house that uses the steady warmth of the earth – approximately 60 degrees — to heat in the winter and cool in the summer. Geothermal systems in New England do just that. Also known as Ground Source Heat