Find lists of operating and inactive solid waste facilities and locations across the state.
MassDEP is actively encouraging the development of solar and wind power installations on closed and capped landfills.
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.
A number of easy-to-recycle and toxic materials are banned from disposal in Massachusetts combustion facilities and landfills.
Forms and instructions for solid waste management facilities, including siting, construction, operation, modification and closure; annual reporting and compliance certification; and third-party inspections (TPIs).
MassDEP rules implementing state and federal environmental legislation.
Documents interpreting MassDEP regulations and how to comply with them.
What solid waste is, how much we produce, what happens to the material we discard, and more.