The former Attleboro Dump - located on Peckham Street, near the Norton town line, and last operated by Attleboro Landfill Inc. - consists of two areas: the closed and capped 23-acre Phase A and the uncapped 11-acre Phase B. Only after Phase B is capped in accordance with Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) solid waste regulations at 310 CMR 19.000 can the entire unlined 34-acre landfill be certified as closed. Enviro-Cycle LLC has submitted to MassDEP a Conceptual Alternative Closure Plan. 

A public informational meeting on this proposal scheduled for the evening of Tuesday, February 17, 2015, in Norton was postponed due to winter weather and will now be held: 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
6:30 p.m.
Solmonese School Cafeteria
315 West Main Street
Norton, MA

During this session, the proponent will present information on its proposal and community members will have an opportunity to ask questions. A poster board display will be available for viewing before the meeting, beginning at 6:00 p.m.

The Conceptual Alternative Closure Plan is available for download from this web page (see below) or may be reviewed at one of the following locations.

Mayor's Office, City Hall, 77 Park Street
Attleboro Public Library, 74 North Main Street
Larson Senior Center, 25 South Main Street
Selectmen's Office, Town Hall, 70 East Main Street
Norton Public Library, 68 East Street

The proposal may also be reviewed at the MassDEP Southeast Regional Office in Lakeville by appointment.

A 30-day public comment period on the proposed capping and closure project begins on the date of the public informational meeting and concludes on Friday, April 10, 2015. MassDEP will accept written public comments submitted to:

MassDEP Southeast Regional Office
20 Riverside Drive
Lakeville, MA 02347
ATTN: Mark Dakers


Enviro-Cycle LLC Proposal