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 has been scheduled for:

Thursday, October 27, 2016
1:00-3:15 p.m.
MassDEP Headquarters
2nd Floor Conference Room
One Winter Street
Boston, MA

To participate in this meeting via webinar, register here.


  • 1:00 - 2015 Disposal & Capacity Data Update: Greg Cooper, MassDEP
  • 1:15 - RecyclingWorks Hauler Contracting BMPs Discussion: Lorenzo Macaluso, Center for EcoTechnology

  • 2:15 - Recycling Business Development Grant Update & Stakeholder Input: John Fischer, MassDEP
  • 2:45 - RecyclingWorks FY16 Program Update: Lorenzo Macaluso, Center for EcoTechnology

  • 3:00 - Green Team FY16 Program Update: Emily Fabel, Center for EcoTechnology
  • 3:15 - Adjourn

Past Meeting Archives