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

SWAC Agenda & Meeting Materials

The next meeting of the SWAC will be held:

Thursday, February 4, 2016
1:00-3:00 p.m.
MassDEP Headquarters
2nd Floor Conference Room
One Winter Street
Boston, MA

To participate in this meeting via webinar, register here.


1:00 - Introductions and MassDEP Updates

1:20 - Update on MassDEP Waste Ban Compliance and Enforcement Work, Matt Destino, MassDEP

1:50 - MassDEP Recycling Market Development – New Grant Program and Recycling Loan Fund Update, John Fischer and Sean Sylver, MassDEP

2:10 - RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts, New Programs for Spring 2016, Lorenzo Macaluso     

2:45 - Massachusetts 2014 Solid Waste Disposal Data, John Fischer, MassDEP

3:00 - Adjourn

Past Meeting Archives

2013 Meeting Materials for the Solid Waste Advisory Committee