Books

Recycle

Bring new or used books to the Recycling Center community shelves. We periodically thin the shelves and donate textbooks, encyclopedias, and out of date books to More Than Words. Books in poor condition are accepted for recycling in the container #3 with other paper.

Three-ring binders in good condition are accepted at the Recycling Center and are available for reuse.

These organizations also accept book donations:

  • Goodwill
  • Got Books/Clothes Donation Boxes at:
    • 239 Harvard St, Saint Bartholomew Episcopal Church
    • 70 Rindge Ave, Peabody School
    • 158 Spring St, Kennedy Longfellow School
    • 44 Linnaean St, Graham & Parks School
    • Amherst Alley, MIT

 

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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