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1/16/2019 7:27 p.m. There will be emergency demolition work that will begin tonight, January 16, beginning at approximately 8pm.  This work is to demolish the fire damaged building at the corner of Cambridge Street and Hunting Street. The demolition is expected to be completed by midnight, however, crews will be working into the early morning to secure and cover the site. No debris will be removed this evening. Residents can expect the area to be illuminated and noise from machinery conducting the work. The Cambridge Fire Department, Inspectional Services, and the Department of Public Works will be on scene. If you have questions about this emergency demolition, please call the emergency communications center at 617-349-3300. Since the building is unsafe it has be removed immediately. 

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Cambridge Launches Small Business Recycling Pilot

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Cambridge, MA, November 7, 2018 – In an effort to increase recycling and help decrease costs for small businesses, the City of Cambridge has launched the Small Business Recycling Pilot. The pilot will provide small businesses with free curbside recycling collection.

Businesses with less than 50 full-time employees were invited to apply for the program to receive collection twice a week for the next year. The Department of Public Work plans to work closely with participating businesses to help them divert as much waste from the trash as possible while keeping non-recyclable materials out of the recycling stream.

“Our small businesses are very important to the Cambridge community,” said City Manager Louis A. DePasquale.  “Collecting recycling at no cost from these businesses is a way to help them, but also aligns with the City’s goals to reduce trash and greenhouse gas emissions. It’s a win for everyone.”

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