About Us/Collaborating Organizations
Green Needham serves as a community-wide nexus of Collaborating Organizations with an interest or mission relating to energy, the environment and sustainability. The affiliation may range from simple information sharing and cross-participation to active and formal collaboration on projects and activities.
- Olin College, especially:
- GROW - the Olin student-led sustainability group
- Olin College Sustainability Steering Committee
- Needham Public Schools, especially:
- Pollard Environmental Action Team (PEAT)
- High School Environmental Club
- Green Kids (Elementary School PTCs)
- Houses of Worship
- Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce - the Chamber's Environment Committee educates and inspires local businesses about ways to incorporate environmentally friendly practices into their daily business operation while saving money at the same time.
- Needham Community Farm aims to create a center for environmental education for the Needham community, with a focus on teaching organic farming methods and sustainable living practices.
- Needham Bikes - a biking advocacy group that promotes the safe and widespread use of bicycles for transportation and recreation in Needham.
- Green Decade Coalition
- Bay Colony Rail Trail - is promoting a rail trail conversion of the unused rail line between Needham and Medfield.
- MCAN - Massachusetts Climate Action Network. Green Needham is a participating member in MCAN