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Buy a Backyard Compost Bin 

Buy a plastic backyard bin at Pemberton Farms (2225 Mass Ave), Pemberton Farms will sell the same compost bin that Cambridge DPW offered in the past, for $60. Tags Hardware (29 White St), or the Boston Building Resources (100 Terrace St).                                                                        Compost bin

Tumbler Compost Bins

You may want to consider other types of elevated "tumbler" compost bins available on the market.                                               Compost availabe at Recycling Center

Free compost is generally available in small quantities April-October at the Recycling Center during open hours.


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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire St
Cambridge MA 02139


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

Ms. Randi Mail
Director of Recycling