public works department

DPW Service Schedule for the Christmas Holiday


Happy Holidays!

During the week of December 23, trash and recycling collection will continue as normal on Monday December 23 and Tuesday, December 24. There will be no trash or recycling collection on Wednesday, December 25th and collection will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week.

The Recycling Drop-off Center will not be open on Tuesday, December 24. Curbside collection of bare Christmas trees (weather permitting), will be December 30 through January 17, on your regular trash/ recycling day. Decorations and stands must be removed and trees should not be in a plastic bag. Residents can also bring bare trees to the Recycling Center during open hours (Tues/Thurs 4pm-7:30pm and Sat 9am-4pm) from December 28, 2013 - January 18, 2014.

There will be no street cleaning on Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25. Street cleaning will resume on Thursday, December 26 and end for the season on Friday, December 27. Street cleaning services will resume in April 2014.

Cambridge Cemetery will have gates open from 7 AM until 5 PM throughout the holiday season. Cemetery and Public Works Administrative Offices will be closed on Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday. December 25.

Visiting City Hall

Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Louis DePasquale
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager