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Tiger Question: How important is it to protect our environment?

The Newtonite April 28, 2016

by Laura Schmidt-Hong   Tiger Question: How important is it to protect our environment?   “I think it’s really important, and people don’t take it seriously enough.” - Junior Molly Devine   “It...

Column: Climate justice movement upholds Newton's values

The Newtonite October 2, 2014

by Peter Diamond Until several months ago, I was disillusioned by local fossil fuel divestment efforts. My cynicism, combined with the separation I used to imagine between environmental justice and social...

Column: Reduce plastic bag waste in schools

Column: Reduce plastic bag waste in schools

The Newtonite January 15, 2013
by Connor Vasu Name a product you use for a few minutes and then throw out, day after day after day. Plastic bags and school lunch trays fit this description.

Review: Captivating EnviroJam raises awareness

The Newtonite May 20, 2012
by Connor Vasu “Energy saved from one recycled aluminum can is equal to the energy used by a television running for three hours or by using half a gallon of gas,” said senior Thao Bach, an officer of the environment club.

Students discuss reasons for being vegetarians

The Newtonite May 16, 2012
by Julia Moss According to a recent study, the number of vegetarian youth in the United States has increased 70 percent in the last few years due to increasing health awareness and compassion for animals.

Preview: EnviroJam to feature student acts, movie preview

The Newtonite May 7, 2012
by Peter Diamond EnviroJam, an annual concert run by environment club, will be Friday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the little theatre.

Speaker discusses climate change

The Newtonite April 13, 2012
by Jay Feinstein “How many people heard of climate change?” Brian Stilwell, New England Educator of Alliance for Climate Education (ACE), asked the audience of the little theatre during his G- and F-block presentations Wednesday.

Environment club tackles composting project

The Newtonite April 10, 2012
by Malini Gandhi This school is already crammed with blue recycling bins bearing the characteristic white arrows, yet next year, the environment club hopes to introduce a new element of the fight against overflowing landfills: one that involves banana peels and coffee grinds instead of paper.
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