sustainability

City to Expand Composting Program this Fall

The City of Cambridge will begin offering curbside composting for residential buildings with at least 13 units this fall. The move comes after composting rolled out to buildings with 12 or fewer units in April 2018. Cambridge was the first city in the state to have free, citywide curbside composting. The first year of curbside […]


Meet the Students Who Are Shaping the Future of Transportation in Cambridge

Eight teams of Cambridge Rindge and Latin Students will spend their summers making transportation in Cambridge more sustainable. Approximately 35 students won summer internships with the city through the Glocal Challenge, a collaboration among EF Education First, the City of Cambridge, and CRLS that invites students to come up with creative solutions to local problems […]


Solar Soofa Benches are on Their Way

No, we didn’t just misspell “sofa.” Soofas are smart benches created by Changing Environments, a spinoff of the MIT Media Lab. Each Soofa has two USB ports where you can charge your phone or other handheld mobile device, and they share data about the hours of sunlight collected online. Even cooler, Soofas can sense the environment around them and collect […]