Mayor Wu Signs Fossil Fuel Divestment Ordinance

December 1, 2021 – Boston’s Mayor Michelle Wu signed an ordinance requiring the City of Boston’s divestment of fossil fuels by 2025. The ordinance also requires divestment from tobacco and private prison industries, signaling Boston’s commitment to a socially inclusive Green New Deal. According to the City of Boston’s website, “The ordinance prohibits the use […]

No More Plastic Bags

Have you noticed the new shopping bags provided on campus and at Boston retailers? The City of Boston passed a Plastic Bag ordinance on December 14, 2018 to reduce litter, protect ocean environments and waterways from pollution, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce solid waste in the waste stream. The bag ban only applies to […]