Ask your legislators by 5 pm Friday to co-sponsor these environmental bills

We need our legislators to co-sponsor important bills that will increase renewables, solar power, and environmental justice. Call today! Read More »

Leaf and yard waste collection Sept. 15–19

Be sure to place leaves and yard debris in large paper leaf bags or open barrels (no plastic bags!) and leave them on the curb by 7 am on your recycling day. Please note that yard waste will not be collected with trash. Fall leaf collection runs October 13 to November 29. Read More »

Greenovate Boston Wants to Hear from You

Boston’s Greenovate program wants your ideas, comments, and input about improving residential efficiency. Please visit and help shape Boston’s future by sharing your ideas. You are also invited to attend the Greenovate Boston Community Summit on Saturday, May 31, 2014, from 10 am to 5 pm; find additional details here. Read More »

Hazardous waste drop-off day in West Roxbury Nov. 23

Dispose of your hazardous waste safely and recycle your tires and propane tanks: 9 am to 2 pm at the Public Works Yard, 315 Gardner Street (next to Home Depot). Boston residents only—proof of residency will be required. Read More »

Is your boiler at least 30 years old?

If so, you could qualify for a limited-time rebate of $1,750–$4,000 on a replacement boiler. Your new boiler must be installed by September 30, 2012 (deadline just extended!). Rebates are from National Grid and NSTAR. Read More »

Join the discussion about MBTA fare-increase and service-decrease proposals

You have probably heard about the possibility that commuter rail service on Saturday will be eliminated, among other proposals. If you want to join the discussion about what to do about the MBTA debt, attend a public meeting or comment in written form. Read More »