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  • 7:00 PM, September 25, 2017

    Conservation Commission Meeting

    This is a public meeting of the Cambridge Conservation Commission. The Conservation Commission administers the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (310 CMR 10.0).

  • 5:00 PM, September 26, 2017

    Public Works Community BBQ

    Cambridge Department of Public Works invites you to learn about city services while enjoy free food, music, and more at our Community BBQ.

  • 10:30 AM, October 21, 2017

    Urban Gardening Series: PRUNING FUNDAMENTALS

    Proper pruning of trees and shrubs improves their health and structure while enhancing their appearance in the landscape. Learn basic pruning principles, how to make proper cuts, when to prune different species, and how to select and maintain tools.

  • 7:00 PM, October 23, 2017

    Conservation Commission Meeting

    This is a public meeting of the Cambridge Conservation Commission. The Conservation Commission administers the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act (310 CMR 10.0).

  • 9:00 AM, November 4, 2017

    Household Hazardous Waste Day

    The City of Cambridge is sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste collection day on Saturday, November 4th, from 9am to 1pm in the Volpe Transportation Center off Third St.

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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire St
Cambridge MA 02139

Phone:617.349.4800
TDD:617.499.9924

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am-12 noon
24 Hour emergency 617.349.4860

RECYCLING CENTER HOURS

Tuesday & Thursday: 4:00pm-7:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm

Owen O'Riordan
Commissioner