Cambridge Recycling Center

Cambridge Recycling Center

Cambridge Recycling Center is owned and operated by Cambridge Department of Public Works, Cambridge dump allows you to dispose of the following items here:


  • Batteries
  • Books and 3-Ring Binders
  • Cans and Bottles
  • Cardboard and Paper
  • Cell Phones
  • Flags
  • Metal Items – no sealed containers, no appliances
  • Motor Oil – secured in a container with a tight cap
  • Plastic Bags – No cling wrap or food bags (from pre-washed veggies). No bags with excess paint or glue. No compostable bags.
  • Large plastics like laundry baskets and pails
  • Printer Cartridges
  • Small Appliances and Electronics – No computers or TVs
  • String Lights
  • Swap Shelf Items – Household goods in good condition like dishes, glasses, utensils, toys, picture frames, jewelry, etc. No food, hazardous waste, baby items, car seats, sports equipment, toiletries, CDs, VHS tapes, cassette tapes or candles


  • 147 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States
  • +1 617-349-4800

Opening hours

  • Monday:
  • Tuesday:
    4 - 7pm
  • Wednesday:
  • Thurstday:
    4 - 7pm
  • Friday:
  • Saturday:
    9am - 4pm
  • Sunday:


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