DPW Patriots' Day Service Schedule


Curbside Carts

In observance of the Patriots’ Day Holiday on Monday, April 15, there will be no trash, recycling, or compost pickup in Cambridge and no street cleaning.

The trash, recycling, and compost daily pickup routes will be one day behind schedule for the remainder of that week.

Regularly scheduled street cleaning routes for April 15 will be swept on Monday, April 29.

The offices at the Cambridge Cemetery at 76 Coolidge Avenue will be closed on Monday, April 15, however the gates will be open from dawn to dusk.

City offices will also be closed on Monday, April 15 in observance of the Patriots’ Day Holiday.

Residents can find their curbside collections and street cleaning schedules by entering their address in the “My Cambridge Schedule” tool found at www.CambridgeMA.gov/theworks.


Notifications are now available by text message, email, or app notifications by downloading the “Zero Waste Cambridge” app for iPhone/Android. Those previously signed up for reminders through ELine should re-subscribe using the scheduling tool or by downloading the app to receive future reminders.

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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire St
Cambridge MA 02139


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


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

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