Cambridge Department of Recycling
Cambridge Recycling coordinates weekly recycling and food waste collection, as well as outreach and education. The Department also manages the Recycle Center; mattresses, clothing and textiles, and yard waste collection; scrap metal, electronics, and appliance recycling. Outreach activities include assisting students during lunch, hosting Fix It Clinics, kitchen compost bin and compost bag giveaways, surveys, tabling and assisting with recycling/composting at public events, and Waste Sorting Game activities.
Volunteer activities have included:
Guiding local students to recycle/compost lunch debris
Providing assistance at outreach/giveaway events
Sorting batteries or other items for recycling
Assembling kitchen kits (placing compost bags and instructions in kitchen bins) for distribution
147 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA 02139