Cambridge’s recycling contamination rate dropped to 4 percent last year from 11 percent in 2018, saving the city more than $100,000 for the year,
For many in Cambridge, books feel like one of the main food groups. When libraries and bookstores closed in March due to the Covid-19 lockdown, some felt starved. Fortunately, with lower virus rates, the city’s main purveyors of books are open again, though operations are anything but normal.
Your favorite T-shirt has seen better days. Now it’s ripped and tattered, and you’re about to toss it in the trash. Stop. You have other options, starting with the Boomerangs and Goodwill in Central Square that accept used clothing in good condition to resell, and drop-off bins throughout the city.