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Town Field Community Meeting #3

Please join us for the third community meeting for Improvements to Town Field where we will present the recommendations for safety improvements to the site followed by a community discussion.

March 6, 2024
2024-03-06T18:00:08 - 2024-03-06T19:30:00

Interpretation and translation services will be provided in Spanish, Cabo Verdean Creole, Haitian Creole, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Vietnamese. If you need services in another language, please contact us at thamara.pierrelouis@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, or 617-635-4862 by February 29, 2024.

Town Field Community Meeting Zoom Link

March 6, 2024
2024-03-06T18:00:08 - 2024-03-06T19:30:00
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BERDO Commercial Real Estate Working Group

The BERDO Commercial Real Estate Working Group is meeting on March 20, 2024, at 12 p.m.

March 20, 2024
2024-03-20T12:00:00 - 2024-03-20T13:00:00

This meeting is being held virtually. 

Join this meeting via Zoom

  1. Review of the Emissions Calculator Tool
  2. Review of the Environmental Justice Map Tool
  3. Discussion on Successes and Challenges Members Experience related to BERDO Reporting or Compliance
  4. Public Comment Period
  5. Review of Next Steps
March 20, 2024
2024-03-20T12:00:00 - 2024-03-20T13:00:00
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BERDO Healthcare Institutions Working Group

The BERDO Healthcare Institutions Connected to District Energy Systems Working Group is having a kick-off meeting.

February 21, 2024
2024-02-21T15:00:00 - 2024-02-21T16:00:00

This meeting is being held virtually. 

You may join via Zoom

Agenda
  1. Welcome & Introductions
  2. Objectives & Ground Rules
  3. Regulatory Overview & Near-Term Priorities
  4. Next Steps
  5. Public Comment
February 21, 2024
2024-02-21T15:00:00 - 2024-02-21T16:00:00
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Route 57 Transit Priority Corridor Open House

Learn about the updates we've made to our design since last August, and give feedback and input on commercial loading and access needs.

February 15, 2024
2024-02-15T18:00:00 - 2024-02-15T19:30:00

The Route 57 Transit Priority Corridor Project Team has updated designs and information to share about the project, which will change the way the street works on Tremont, Washington, and Cambridge Streets in Allston and Brighton. This includes removing parking to add bus lanes, adding space at streetcorners to improve visibility, and reducing pedestrian crossing distances to improve safety. We've taken feedback from the community at our last meeting, and incorporated it into our design.

Dinner will be provided.

For more information about disability access or language interpretation, please contact transit@boston.gov and LCA@boston.gov.

February 15, 2024
2024-02-15T18:00:00 - 2024-02-15T19:30:00
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Zero Waste Day Drop-Off

Bring your household hazardous waste and certain waste ban items to a Zero Waste Day for safe disposal.

September 28, 2024
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 400 Frontage Road
    Central DPW Facility
    Lower Roxbury, MA 02118
  • Contact:
    Department of Public Works
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
  • Posted:
2024-09-28T08:30:00 - 2024-09-28T12:00:00
Please note:
  • We only take waste from Boston residents. You need to show us a photo ID, utility bill, or lease as proof of your residency. We will not take any waste from businesses.
  • We reserve the right to reject any materials that do not meet our regulations.
  • Latex and acrylic paint are NOT hazardous. Just let the paint dry out in the can and put it out on your trash day.
  • We offer paper shredding at all of our events. We will shred up to 10 copy paper size boxes or containers of your personal documents.
  • We accept all clothing and textiles, including pants, coats, hats, and suits. As long as it’s dry and not moldy, we want it. But, there are certain items that we can't accept.
  • You can recycle electronics at this event. We don't take commercial material from businesses. Learn more about what electronics you can — and can't — recycle.
  • Find the full list of accepted materials:

ZERO WASTE DAY DROP-OFFS

September 28, 2024
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 400 Frontage Road
    Central DPW Facility
    Lower Roxbury, MA 02118
  • Contact:
    Department of Public Works
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
  • Posted:
2024-09-28T08:30:00 - 2024-09-28T12:00:00
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Zero Waste Day Drop-Off

Bring your household hazardous waste and certain waste ban items to a Zero Waste Day for safe disposal.

August 17, 2024
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 315 Gardner Street
    W. Roxbury DPW
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
  • Contact:
    Department of Public Works
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
  • Posted:
2024-08-17T08:30:00 - 2024-08-17T12:00:00
Please note:
  • We only take waste from Boston residents. You need to show us a photo ID, utility bill, or lease as proof of your residency. We will not take any waste from businesses.
  • We reserve the right to reject any materials that do not meet our regulations.
  • Latex and acrylic paint are NOT hazardous. Just let the paint dry out in the can and put it out on your trash day.
  • We offer paper shredding at all of our events. We will shred up to 10 copy paper size boxes or containers of your personal documents.
  • We accept all clothing and textiles, including pants, coats, hats, and suits. As long as it’s dry and not moldy, we want it. But, there are certain items that we can't accept.
  • You can recycle electronics at this event. We don't take commercial material from businesses. Learn more about what electronics you can — and can't — recycle.
  • Find the full list of accepted materials:

ZERO WASTE DAY DROP-OFFS

August 17, 2024
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 315 Gardner Street
    W. Roxbury DPW
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
  • Contact:
    Department of Public Works
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
  • Posted:
2024-08-17T08:30:00 - 2024-08-17T12:00:00
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Zero Waste Day Drop-Off

Bring your household hazardous waste and certain waste ban items to a Zero Waste Day for safe disposal. 

June 29, 2024
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 315 Gardner Street
    W. Roxbury DPW
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
  • Contact:
    Department of Public Works
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
  • Posted:
2024-06-29T08:30:00 - 2024-06-29T12:00:00
Please note:
  • We only take waste from Boston residents. You need to show us a photo ID, utility bill, or lease as proof of your residency. We will not take any waste from businesses.
  • We reserve the right to reject any materials that do not meet our regulations.
  • Latex and acrylic paint are NOT hazardous. Just let the paint dry out in the can and put it out on your trash day.
  • We offer paper shredding at all of our events. We will shred up to 10 copy paper size boxes or containers of your personal documents.
  • We accept all clothing and textiles, including pants, coats, hats, and suits. As long as it’s dry and not moldy, we want it. But, there are certain items that we can't accept.
  • You can recycle electronics at this event. We don't take commercial material from businesses. Learn more about what electronics you can — and can't — recycle.
  • Find the full list of accepted materials:

ZERO WASTE DAY DROP-OFFS

June 29, 2024
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 315 Gardner Street
    W. Roxbury DPW
    West Roxbury, MA 02132
  • Contact:
    Department of Public Works
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
  • Posted:
2024-06-29T08:30:00 - 2024-06-29T12:00:00
Last updated:

Zero Waste Day Drop-Off

Bring your household hazardous waste and certain waste ban items to a Zero Waste Day for safe disposal. 

May 18, 2024
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 400 Frontage Road
    Central DPW Facility
    Lower Roxbury, MA 02118
  • Contact:
    Department of Public Works
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
  • Posted:
2024-05-18T08:30:00 - 2024-05-18T12:00:00
Please note:
  • We only take waste from Boston residents. You need to show us a photo ID, utility bill, or lease as proof of your residency. We will not take any waste from businesses.
  • We reserve the right to reject any materials that do not meet our regulations.
  • Latex and acrylic paint are NOT hazardous. Just let the paint dry out in the can and put it out on your trash day.
  • We offer paper shredding at all of our events. We will shred up to 10 copy paper size boxes or containers of your personal documents.
  • We accept all clothing and textiles, including pants, coats, hats, and suits. As long as it’s dry and not moldy, we want it. But, there are certain items that we can't accept.
  • You can recycle electronics at this event. We don't take commercial material from businesses. Learn more about what electronics you can — and can't — recycle.
  • Find the full list of accepted materials:

zero waste day drop-offs

May 18, 2024
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 400 Frontage Road
    Central DPW Facility
    Lower Roxbury, MA 02118
  • Contact:
    Department of Public Works
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
  • Posted:
2024-05-18T08:30:00 - 2024-05-18T12:00:00
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Zero Waste Pop-Up Drop-Off

Bring your yard waste to a drop-off event for composting! Stay tuned for additional item(s) that we will accept at this event. Visit our Zero Waste Day page to learn about other drop-off events.

 

December 7, 2024
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 416 American Legion Highway
    Mattapan, MA 02126
  • Contact:
    Public Works Department
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
  • Posted:
2024-12-07T08:30:00 - 2024-12-07T12:00:00

We only take waste from Boston residents. You need to show us a photo ID, utility bill, or lease as proof of your residency. We reserve the right to refuse material. 

What you need to know:
  • Yard Waste
    • Common yard waste material includes leaves and grass clippings, branches, and yard brush.
    • Place leaves and yard debris in large paper bags. Do not use plastic bags.  
    • Tie branches with string. The maximum size for branches is three feet with a one-inch diameter.
  • Stay tuned for additional material(s) that we will accept at this event! 
December 7, 2024
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 416 American Legion Highway
    Mattapan, MA 02126
  • Contact:
    Public Works Department
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
  • Posted:
2024-12-07T08:30:00 - 2024-12-07T12:00:00
Last updated:

Zero Waste Pop-Up Drop-Off

Bring your yard waste, e-waste, paint and motor oil, household chemicals, and paper for shredding to a Zero Waste Pop-Up drop-off event! Visit our Zero Waste Day page to learn about other drop-off events

November 9, 2024
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 327 Forest Hills Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
  • Contact:
    Public Works Department
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
  • Posted:
2024-11-09T08:30:00 - 2024-11-09T12:00:00

We only take yard waste from Boston residents. You need to show us a photo ID, utility bill, or lease as proof of your residency. We reserve the right to refuse material.

what you need to know:
  • Yard Waste:
    • Common yard waste material includes leaves and grass clippings, branches, and yard brush.
    • Place leaves and yard debris in large paper bags. Do not use plastic bags.  
    • Tie branches with string. The maximum size for branches is three feet with a one-inch diameter.
  • Paint and motor oil:
    • We don’t take paint and motor oil from businesses.
    • We won’t take paints, stains, varnishes, and thinners that aren’t in original containers.
    • Containers need to have labels that we can read.
    • 20 gallon limit on paint and motor oil. Containers must not be larger than 5 gallons.
  • Paper Shredding:
    • We will shred up to 10 copy paper size boxes or containers of your personal documents.
  • Household Chemicals:
    • All chemicals must be in their original container.
    • 20 gallon limit on all chemicals. Containers must not be larger than 5 gallons.
  • Electronics 
    • Some accepted items are listed below but not limited to:
      • Computers: desktops, towers, laptops, monitors, and tablets
      • Microwaves, cameras, robots

      • LCD flat panel monitors

      • Printers: inkjets, laserjets, copiers, and scanners

      • Networking equipment: switches, routers, and servers

      • Audio and Video equipment: VHS players, DVD players, stereos, speakers, headphones

      • Telephones: cell phones and landline phones

      • Other electronic accessories: keyboards, mouse devices, cables, and wires

November 9, 2024
  • 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • 327 Forest Hills Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
  • Contact:
    Public Works Department
  • Price:
    FREE
  • Neighborhood:
    Citywide
  • Posted:
2024-11-09T08:30:00 - 2024-11-09T12:00:00
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