Missed Rubbish or Recycling Pickup

All material must be set at the curb by 7am on collection day or after 6pm the night before. If you think your recycling, trash or yard waste was missed, please submit your request for pickup no later than 12 noon the day following collection or call DPW at 617-349-4800. Please keep your missed material at the curb.

Your Contact Information

Please provide your name and an email address or daytime phone number, in case we need to contact you about your request. Please be specific, but brief on what was missed.

Missed Pickup Information

Please complete all fields below to ensure a timely response to your request.

What was missed?



Please indicate what was missed in the pickup (e.g. "2 barrels of trash and 1 recycling toter)

Visiting City Hall

Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

City Department Directory

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager