You must call a private hauler to take away renovation waste generated including boilers and furnaces. Click here for information on building materials, sinks & toilets and asbestos.
The City will only pick up carpet and lumber, no more than 3 tied bundles each (3 ft x 3 ft x 1 ft tall) , and one toilet or sink per week with the trash. Click here for licensed haulers that serve Cambridge.
Residents can recycle clean drywall cutoffs for free at Gypsum Recycling, 135 Fawcett Street in Cambridge. They accept material on weekdays from 6:30am–6pm and on call on Saturdays, 617-596-4297.
The locations below offer drop off for a volume-based fee. Call ahead for open hours.
- Michlin Transfer Station (Mabardy's), 617-354-7580, 50 Mooney Street in North Cambridge
Jet-A-Way Recycling, 617-541-4000, 47 Kemble Street in Roxbury
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Dept of Public Works
147 Hampshire St
Hours of Service
Recycling Center Hours
Tuesday & Thursday: 4:00pm-7:30pm
Ms. Randi Mail
Director of Recycling
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