Informational Alert | Coronavirus Updates
NOTICE: DPW offices at 147 Hampshire St. are open to the public, by appointment only, Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Appointments can be made by phone at 617-349-4800 or by email at theworks@cambridgema.gov. Individual staff are also available for appointments outside of these hours as needed; please contact the office with the details of your issue, and we will coordinate with the appropriate staff member. Many DPW services can be provided online, and DPW phones are staffed 24/7 to respond to urgent concerns.

Services

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Online Service Department

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

The City of Cambridge holds four (4) Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Days for Cambridge residents.

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Mattress Recycling

Mattresses can be scheduled for curbside pick-up to be recycled.

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Recycling

Information about curbside recycling in Cambridge

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Recycling Center

The Recycling Center is available to all Cambridge residents. Bring items that can't be recycled curbside for safe and efficient disposal.

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Sewer Division

The Street and Sewer Maintenance Division maintains 244 miles of sewer and storm water pipelines, more than 4,500 catch basins, 84 sewer and storm water pumps, and 11 generators

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Snow Center

The Cambridge Snow Center keeps the public informed of winter storm service impacts, parking ban information and general storm information.

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Street and Sidewalk Maintenance

The Street and Sidewalk Maintenance Division maintains 125 miles of streets, over 200 miles of sidewalks, and more than 5,000 curb ramps.

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Street Cleaning

Public Works mechanically sweeps each street in Cambridge once per month, April through December (weather permitting).

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Trash Collection

Trash is collected weekly.

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Understanding Flood Risks & Protecting Your Property

The Flood Viewer has been developed as an informational tool for the Cambridge community to assess climate change threats from flooding and to prepare for it by implementing specific strategies. . It is recognized that projected flood information presented in the Flood Viewer are based on climate change scenarios that are drawn from the best available science but involve ranges of uncertainty. The provided flood information will need to be revisited frequently to ensure that our community preparedness efforts continue to reflect updated projections specific to local climate change.

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