About the SWAC Organics Subcommittee

The Organics Subcommittee is part of the Solid Waste Advisory Committee. Its members were instrumental in helping develop the Massachusetts Organics Action Plan, January 2014  pdf format of Massachusetts Organics Action Plan
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Organics Subcommittee Contacts

For more information on the Organics Subcommittee of the Solid Waste Advisory Committee, contact John Fischer: 617-292-5632 or john.fischer@state.ma.us

Next Meeting

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
MassDEP Central Regional Office
8 New Bond Street
Worcester, MA

If you wish to participate in this meeting via webinar, please register here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the webinar.


  • 10:00 - Introductions & MassDEP Updates, John Fischer, MassDEP
  • 10:20 - Best Management Practices for Food Donation, Josh Cook, RecyclingWorks
  • 10:40 - RecyclingWorks FY15 Summary and FY16 Work Plan, Lorenzo Macaluso, RecyclingWorks
  • 11:10 - Financial Incentives for Anaerobic Digestion in Massachusetts, Amy Barad, MassCEC
  • 11:40 - Residential Food Waste Collection in Cambridge, Randi Mail, City of Cambridge
  • 12:00 - Adjourn

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