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.

Contacts for the Solid Waste Advisory Committee

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

Meeting Agenda & Materials

SWAC Agenda & Meeting Materials

The next meeting of the SWAC will be held:

Thursday, June 25, 2015
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
MassDEP Headquarters
2nd Floor Conference Room
One Winter Street
Boston, MA


  • 1:00 - Introductory Remarks, Martin Suuberg, Commissioner, MassDEP
  • 1:15 - Single Stream Contamination Workgroup, Brooke Nash, MassDEP
  • 2:00 - Draft Framework for Business Recycling Development Grant Program, Greg Cooper, MassDEP
  • 2:30 - Implementation of Executive Order 562, To Reduce Unnecessary Regulatory Burden, Nancy Seidman, MassDEP
  • 2:45 - Interim Reclamation Soils Policy, Sarah Weinstein, MassDEP
  • 3:00 - Adjourn

To participate in this meeting via webinar, please register here. After signing up, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the webinar.

Past Meeting Archives

2013 Meeting Materials for the Solid Waste Advisory Committee