DPW Service Schedule for Memorial Day Holiday


In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 27, 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 May 27 will be swept on Wednesday, May 29.

The offices at the Cambridge Cemetery at 76 Coolidge Avenue will be open on Monday, May 27, from 7am-1pm and the gates will be open from dawn to dusk.

City offices will also be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of the Memorial 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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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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