Find lists of operating and inactive solid waste facilities and locations across the state.
There are seven waste-to-energy incinerators in Massachusetts. Learn about their role in the state's solid waste management system and impacts on the environment.
MassDEP is actively encouraging post-closure use of landfills for the development of solar and wind power installations.
Forms and instructions for solid waste facility operations including siting, closure and annual reporting.
MassDEP rules implementing state and federal environmental legislation.
Documents interpreting MassDEP regulations and how to comply with them.
A number of easy-to-recycle and toxic materials are banned from disposal in Massachusetts combustion facilities and landfills.
What solid waste is, how much we produce, what happens to the material we discard, and more.