Sustainability Comes to Clevelanders On the Go



“Sustainability” — that 21st-century term used to glorify 3rd-century ways of living — generally conjures images of rain barrels and streetcorner gardens.

Now your friends at Future Heights ( are sprinkling a little old-fashioned technology in your granola: The Cleveland Heights group has started an interactive community mapping program. It allows residents to note areas where sustainable things — grass, trees, etc. — are happening throughout Cleveland Heights and University Heights.

A mobile app is also in the works to help identify green locations, at least until such devices are deemed unsustainable.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at

Cleveland Scene works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Cleveland and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Cleveland's true free press free.