Vehicles

Private hauler is needed. Please see donation outlets below.

  • MA Special Olympics, Recycle for Gold Program
    Tax deductible, call 1.800.590.1600. Vehicles are completely recycled down to the remaining gas, oil, and antifreeze. The proceeds from the recycled materials help fund athletic training programs and competition for over 9,300 Special Olympics MA athletes.

  • Volunteers of America
    617.522.8088, 441 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain
    Free towing, tax deductible.  Donate your early '90s or newer vehicle and help support programs for at-risk youth, adults in recovery from substance abuse, elders in need of housing, and mental health services. Motorcycles, boats and RVs are also accepted.

  • National Kidney Foundation, Kidney Cars Program
    1.800.488.2277  Nationwide, year-round pick-up service. Donations help the NKF fund public and professional education, patient and community services, research and organ donation programs.

  • Kars4Kids
    617.399.4270   Donate your car and receive a tax deductible receipt and a hotel voucher.  Non-profit that provides services for underprivileged children.

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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