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New Bin In Town

COUNTDOWN TO CURBSIDE COMPOST 2018

  • March 26 – April 5: Compost materials delivered to all eligible households with Tuesday - Friday trash and recycling collection.
  • April 2:  Citywide compost collection begins on the same day as trash and recycling collection.

New Bin in Town Poster


WHAT WILL RESIDENTS RECEIVE?

Residents in 1 to 12-unit buildings across Cambridge will receive:

  • 1 Kitchen Bin per household – Place under the sink or on your counter.
  • Compostable Bags – Place inside kitchen bin to keep it clean.
  • 1 Compost Cart per building – Lock the lid & store it with your trash & recycling.

WHEN BINS ARRIVE

  1. Place the COMPOST CART where you keep your trash and recycling bins.
  2. Remove KITCHEN BIN(s) from inside the cart and place it under your sink or on your counter.
    If you live in a multi-unit building, please do your part to help distribute kitchen bins to each household!
  3. Open your kitchen bin to find COMPOST INSTRUCTIONS and COMPOSTABLE BAGS to get you started. 
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