THE GREEN DECADE MISSION
Our mission is to create an environment in better balance with the natural world by making significant, measurable improvements in the way we use resources. Goals include helping households, businesses and institutions to:
What People are Saying!
"Green Decade is a leader in the fight to protect our natural resources and preserve our environment. I am committed to working with this grassroots organization to help make Newton the greenest city it can be."
--Newton Mayor Setti D. Warren
- Increase energy efficiency and seek alternatives to fossil and nuclear fuels
- Use IPM and organic alternatives to pesticides
- Promote high performance (green) building measures
- Prevent pollution through source reduction and reduced consumption
- Promote reuse and recycling practices
- Improve waste disposal practices
- Conserve water and other resources
Our programs are designed to build awareness,to provide opportunities for public dialogue, and to educate and empower citizens to take personal and civic action.
WHO ARE WE?
Founded in 1990, the GD/N is a 501(c)(3) non-profit representing people living or working in Newton and neighboring communities, including representatives of community organizations, institutions and businesses. We are working together to create sustainable solutions to environmental problems facing our city and our world.
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The E-Bulletin is an informative monthly newsletter sent via email.
P.O. Box 590242,
Newton, MA 02459
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