2011 GoGreen Awards Ceremony May 26
The City of Cambridge will celebrate the 2011 GoGreen Award winners Thursday, May 26 at 8:30 a.m., at SwissNex, the Swiss Consulate, 420 Broadway, Cambridge. The event, which is open to the public, celebrates the achievements of Cambridge businesses and organizations in energy conservation, waste reduction, stormwater management and sustainable transportation.
Cambridge Deputy City Manager Richard C. Rossi will present the following awards: Akamai Technologies
will be recognized as a leader in its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Shady Hill School
will be cited for its energy conservation efforts. Homeowner’s Rehab, MIT and the Museum of Science
will be recognized for their energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.
For providing generous subsidies for transit and bicycling and for their exemplary employee commute survey, the Volpe Transportation Center
will receive the transportation award for a large organization.
The small organization award will go to the Charles River Transportation Management Association
, which provides its member businesses with the EZRide Shuttle and an emergency ride home service for employees who don’t drive to work.
City of Cambridge employees Wayne Amaral
and Adam Shulman
both from the Traffic Department, will receive awards for their efforts to foster sustainable transportation.
Two businesses will be recognized for their waste reduction efforts: Cambridge Common Restaurant
and the Hotel Marlowe
. Watermark Cambridge
, a 321-unit full-service apartment building in Kendall Square has won in the category of residential recycling. Transition House
will receive the community sustainability award for its efforts to make its facilities more energy efficient. Bulfinch Companies
will be recognized for their work in reducing stormwater runoff and improving water quality. To RSVP for the event, please call Rosalie Anders at 617-349-4604 or firstname.lastname@example.org