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Buy a Backyard Compost Bin 

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

Phone:617.349.4800
TDD:617.499.9924

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
617.349.4866
rmail@cambridgema.gov

 

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