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News & Updates

Visit Newton Environmental Affairs and check out 40+ sustainability focused vendors and community groups at the Green Expo on Sunday, October 15th from 10am-4pm at the Newton Centre Green! 

The City-wide mailing of the 2017 Newton Sustainable Materials Management Guide was sent out in late July.  Email us or call Customer Service at 617-796-1000 if you didn't get one and we will mail it to you. 

View Newton's new Waste Reduction & Reuse Brochure to learn how to reduce your waste footprint and the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program Brochure to find out how to properly dispose of unwanted hazardous materials. 

View the Newton Sustainable Materials Management Framework Report to learn about Newton's policies and programs, as well as recommendations for improvement. 

Newton did not participate in a community rain barrel program this year; however, residents still have the option to purchase a rain barrel

Yard Waste Collection in 2017 will began the week of March 27 and will end December 8, weather permitting.

Smaller, easier to manage 35 gallon carts are available to residents who produce less trash and recyclables. Please contact customer service at 617-796-1000.


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