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Green Needham Update:
March, 2013
Upcoming Events
Needham Community
Solar 101:
Wed. Mar. 20th

7:00 - 9:00 pm


Broadmeadow Performance Center
120 Broadmeadow Rd.
Save the date for the next Green Needham meeting!

7:00 - 9:00 pm

Community Room at the Needham Library
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Dear  ,
It's not too late to sign up for Green Needham's Solar 101! See details on the left and sign up now.  Also, mark May 20th, 7-9 pm on your calendars for Green Needham's next meeting - the topic is "Boston's Climate Change Initiative."

Downtown Streetscapes Working Group


The Downtown Streetscape Committee was formed in December 2012 to provide guidance and make recommendations to the Needham Board of Selectmen regarding improvements and changes to the streetscape in Needham Center. The overall goal is to improve the logistics of downtown vehicle and pedestrian traffic, and to make the street-level experience downtown more enjoyable, user-friendly, and attractive to both businesses and residents.  Read more ...

New Option for "Greening" Your Electricity


If you're wondering what you can do to reduce your carbon footprint and promote sustainable energy, here's an easy step that has recently become available: choosing Mass Energy's green power supplier, Easy Energy, as the supplier for your electricity. Yes, NSTAR customers now have two new options for 100% green energy:


1). New England Wind - MA & RI wind power

2). New England GreenStart - local wind, solar, digester gas & low-impact hydro power


Read more ...

Olin Compost Update

Green Needham recently received the following update from Olin on their composting program:

With another semester behind us, it's time to update our composting totals. For those of you not familiar with Olin's composting program, we compost all fruit and vegetable waste during food preparation in Olin's dining hall. The program is in its 5th year and it is run by staff and student volunteers.  Read more ...




Michael Greis
Green Needham Collaborative

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