Waste services include curbside collection of trash, recycling, compost, and yard waste. Other services include a Recycling Center, bulky waste recycling, composting, and several hazardous waste collections. 


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Recycling Center 
Bulky Waste 
Household Hazardous Waste
Yard Waste

Curbside Composting & Recycling

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Recycling and Compost is picked up on the same day as trash.

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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire Street
Cambridge MA 02139

Phone:617.349.4800
TDD:617.349.4242

Hours of Service

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

Recycling Center Hours
Tuesday & Thursday: 4:00pm-7:30pm  
Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm