Solid Waste Master Plan

Provides long-term goals and a policy framework for solid waste management and basic policies for waste reduction, recycling and disposal in Massachusetts.

Waste Reduction & Recycling

Municipal recycling rates, waste disposal assessments, waste reduction case studies and a variety of other data, reports and surveys on solid waste management in Massachusetts.

Managing Construction & Demolition (C&D) Wastes

Tools and resources for the proper management, recycling and disposal of materials from construction and demolition projects. Includes case studies of C&D waste reduction and recycling in specific projects across the state.

Municipal Waste Combustor Emissions Reports

Most waste-to-energy facilities in Massachusetts are required to submit periodic emissions reports to MassDEP and notify the agency when their emissions exceed applicable limits.

Mercury Monitoring & Research

MassDEP emission inventories, fish tissue studies and long-term environmental monitoring reports, as well as Department of Public Health (DPH) advisories on eating fish taken from bodies of water across Massachusetts.

Solid Waste Management in Massachusetts  pdf format of Solid Waste Management in Massachusetts
doc format of                             Solid Waste Management in Massachusetts

What solid waste is, how much we produce, what happens to the material we discard, and more.