About the Solid Waste Advisory Committee

The SWAC provides input to the Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) on solid waste regulations, policies and programs. In addition, the SWAC serves as a forum for keeping interested organizations and individuals up to date on related MassDEP activities. The SWAC has 22 members who meet four times per year, on the fourth Thursday of January, April, June and October.

For additional information or to be placed on the SWAC mailing list, contact John Fischer at 617-292-5632 or john.fischer@state.ma.us

SWAC Agenda & Meeting Materials

The next meeting of the Solid Waste Advisory Committee will be Thursday, June 23rd. See below for details. To join via webinar, register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6363615235744122116. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at 617-292-5747 or sean.sylver@state.ma.us  

Thursday, June 23, 2016
1:00-3:00 p.m.
MassDEP Headquarters
2nd Floor Conference Room
One Winter Street
Boston, MA


1:00     Introductions and MassDEP Updates

1:20     Asbestos Regulatory Amendments – Mike Elliott, MassDEP

1:45     Recycling Business Development Grant Update – Janice Paré, MassDEP

2:05     Soils Management Update – Sarah Weinstein, MassDEP 

2:30     Evaluating the Impacts of the Commercial Organics Waste Ban – John Fischer, MassDEP

3:00     Adjourn

Past Meeting Archives