Recycling Center

Resident dropping off food scraps at Recycling Center.

Note: The Recycling Center is closed on December 24th and will re-open on December 27th from 4:00pm-7:30 pm.

The Recycling Center is located at 147 Hampshire Street in the back right corner of the Public Works' yard. We are open: Tuesdays & Thursdays: 4:00pm - 7:30pm and Saturdays: 9:00am - 4:00pm. Map of the Center. The yard is closed to the public at all other times. The Center is open to Cambridge residents only and small businesses and non-profit organizations in Cambridge with 50 employees or fewer. Use of the Center is free of charge. Materials that small businesses/non-profits can bring are marked by *.

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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