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Community Learning Center

The Community Learning Center (CLC) offers free classes for adults in the morning, afternoon, and evening.

Human Service Programs617-349-6200

Community School Program

Community Schools provide a network of neighborhood based services offering educational, cultural, social and recreational opportunities for all age groups.

Human Service Programs617-349-6200

Complaint Process

The Consumers' Council provides direct individual case services when a consumer files a written complaint.

Consumers' Council617-349-6150

Conservation Commission

The Commission administers the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (310 CMR 10.0), reviewing, permitting and inspecting projects in or adjacent to Cambridge’s wetlands, floodplains and water bodies.

Public Works617-349-4800

Consumer Resources

Consumer publications can be helpful resources of information for consumers.

Consumers' Council617-349-6150

Curbside Collections

The City provides weekly curbside pickup of household trash, recycling, and compost.

Public Works617-349-4800

Curbside Composting

In 2009, the City set a goal to reduce residential trash disposal by 30% by 2020, and by 80% by 2050. With that goal in mind, the City expanded curbside compost to all buildings with 1 to 12 units. 25,000 households (8,100 buildings) are now eligible to participate.

Public Works617-349-4800

Cutting or Welding or Hot Work Permit

A person or company performing burning, welding, or cutting operations must obtain a permit from the Fire Department

Cambridge Fire617-349-4900

Demolition Permit

Contractor responsible for demolition must provide the following to obtain a permit

Inspectional Services617-349-6100

Document Shredding

The City of Cambridge holds two free Document Shredding Events annually for Cambridge residents only.

Consumers' Council617-349-6150
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