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    Household Hazardous Waste Day Saturday, October 30

    The City of Cambridge will hold its last Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Day for 2021 on Saturday, October 30, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., at 50 Mooney Street. To access this event, enter from Smith Place.

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    City of Cambridge Partners with Save That Stuff to Foster a More Sustainable Agriculture System

    The City of Cambridge and its yard waste collection contractor, Save That Stuff, have partnered with The Food Project to pilot an innovative new way to convert Cambridge’s yard waste into rich soil to grow food.

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    Partial Roadway Paving Enhancements Scheduled for October 2021

    Beginning October 4th, weather permitting, the City's contractor, E J Paving, will be performing partial roadway grinding and paving operations to enhance the road conditions on several sections of street around the City.

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    City Council Passes Amended Tree Protection Ordinance

    On Monday, June 28th, The Cambridge City Council passed an amendment to the Tree Protection Ordinance changing diameter and mitigation guidelines under the current ordinance.

    For any Significant Tree removal, a permit is required from the City Arborist and subject to rules and regulations under City of Cambridge’s Tree Protection Ordinance, Title 8, Chapter 8.66, of the City’s Municipal Code.

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    Cambridge’s First Miyawaki Forest will Boost Biodiversity and Climate Resilience

    The City of Cambridge today announced that on September 25, 2021, the first Miyawaki Forest in the Northeast US will be planted at Danehy Park in North Cambridge. A collaboration between Biodiversity for a Livable Climate and the SUGi Project, in partnership with the City of Cambridge, the 4,000 square foot microforest pioneers the innovative Miyawaki method of reforestation in this region.

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