Sustainability

Needham is committed to being a sustainable and resilient community for all residents. Working with town departments, committees, boards, residents, non-profit partners, and businesses, Needham's Sustainability Manager is responsible for developing and implementing programs, policies and initiatives to achieve the Town’s sustainability goals.   

Sustainability is a team effort. Let’s work together to create a sustainable Needham.  

What’s New? 

Opt-In Specialized Stretch Energy Code

The Opt-In Specialized Stretch Energy Code, which incentivizes new construction to be zero emissions, will go into effect in Needham on July 1, 2024.  

Sustainable Needham: Climate Action Roadmap 

The Town is in the process of finalizing Sustainable Needham, Needham's Climate Action Roadmap that will serve as a strategic plan to achieve a more sustainable future in Needham.

Policies

Town of Needham Buy Recycled Purchase Policy

Town of Needham Fuel Efficient Vehicle Policy

Contact Us


  1. Gabrielle Queenan

    Sustainability Manager
    Email

    Public Services Administration Building
    500 Dedham Avenue
    Needham, MA 02492

    Phone: 781-455-7550 x 351