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Reducing Food Waste – a workshop for local restaurants and food service businesses

June 7, 2016
at 9:30 AM
Needham Bank – Jack McGeorge Operations Center

Restaurants and food service businesses in Needham and neighboring communities are invited to a workshop on Reducing Food Waste on Tuesday, June 7th a...read more


Green Newton’s environmental speaker programs at the Newton Free Library: Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

June 13, 2016
at 7:00 PM
Newton Free Library, Druker Auditorium

 Mon., June 13  Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World (Ken Geiser, UMASS Lowell) Information is subject to change. Detailed inf...read more


Reducing Food Waste - June 7th Workshop for Restaurants and Food Service Businesses

Restaurants and food service businesses in Needham and neighboring communities are invited to a workshop on Reducing Food Waste on Tuesday, June 7th at 9:30 am. This free workshop is designed for the busy food service professional and is presented by Green Needham and RecyclingWorks...Read more

Posted: May 17th

Local Solutions to Food Waste

As three Green Needham members stepped into the massive 19th century "castle" full of quirky niches and rumored secret passages, we could scarcely believe that we were on our way to see a state-of-the-art cafeteria. Our research into creative local solutions to food waste had brought us to the Noble and Greenough School in Dedham...Read more

Posted: Apr 29th

Hillside School 5th Graders Take on Cafeteria Food Waste

Where does all of that cafeteria lunch trash go? That was the question the Radioactive Hamburgers, a team of fifth grade students at Hillside Elementary School, asked when they began work on their FIRST Lego League (FLL) project last fall and were tasked with designing a project that solved any problem related to trash and/or recycling...Read more

Posted: Apr 26th