Green Energy Forum August 21

In conjunction with Boston GreenFest this Sunday hear expert panelists discuss our current energy situation and where we are headed in short and long terms. Free and open to the public, the forum takes place at Faneuil Hall from noon to 2 pm. Read More »

October 15 film screening/discussion: “This Changes Everything”

WRSE co-sponsors the screening of the film adaptation and discussion of Naomi Klein’s book This Changes Everything on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 6:30 pm. Join us to view this documentary about the effects of climate change on real people in real places today. Hosted by City Council President Michelle Wu at the Roslindale Congregational Church, 25 Cummins Highway. Free and open to all. Read More »

West Roxbury Lateral information sheet from 7/14 Dedham TV program

Click here to access the information sheet prepared by WRSE and Dedham Safety Over Profits distributed to the live audience at the local Dedham TV program on July 14, 2015, about the high-pressure West Roxbury Lateral pipeline that is being built by Spectra Energy at National Grid’s request. Read More »

West Roxbury Lateral pipeline updates from WRSE

West Roxbury Saves Energy’s Rickie Harvey has been sending informational e-mails about the process and progress of the proposed West Roxbury Lateral pipeline since September 2014, when we first learned of the plans to build this high-pressure (750 psi) natural gas pipeline and M&R Station in the heavily populated Grove Street area across from the active, blasting quarry. The updates are archived here. Read More »

Vote Yes on 2: Support the expansion of the Bottle Bill

According to MASSPIRG, “every year enough bottles get thrown away to fill Fenway Park to the Monster seats” (photo: MASSPIRG). Vote Yes on 2 in November so we can finally update the Bottle Bill to include plastic water bottles and sports drinks. Read More »

New! Summer leaf and yard waste collection

Once a month this June through September, yard waste will be collected in Boston on your recycling day. The dates for the summer collections are: June 16–20, July 14–18. Aug. 11–15, Sept. 15–20. In the fall the seven-week pickup block will continue (Oct. 13–Nov. 28). Read More »