The State Organization Index provides an alphabetical listing of government organizations, including commissions, departments, and bureaus.
Top-requested sites to log in to services provided by the state
Submit your application via Re-TRAC Connect™.
Please note that MassDEP has established a Re-TRAC Connect™ account for each municipality. If you have forgotten your account login, contact Janine Bishop. Do NOT create a second municipal account.
See other details below.
If your city or town has implemented specific reuse, recycling, and waste reduction programs and policies, it may qualify for payments under the Recycling Dividends Program (RDP).
MassDEP uses two sets of evaluation criteria to score applicants for RDP funds: one for communities that operate or contract for operation of curbside trash and recycling collection, and a second for those with transfer stations where residents drop off trash and recycling.
RDP fund allocation is based upon:
Payments range from $2,100 to $230,000, depending on households served and points earned. Since 2014, MassDEP has disbursed $3.2 million in RDP payments to Massachusetts cities and towns with exemplary recycling and waste reduction programs.
See the RDP Worksheet below for additional information.
Before applying for Recycling Dividends Program or other Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) grant funding:
The application deadline for this year is Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Applications have to be submitted electronically online via Re-TRAC Connect™, an online reporting tool. MassDEP does not accept applications in any other format.
See the document below for additional information.
Your municipality may use RDP funds to cover a number of solid waste and recycling expenses:
For additional information, see Section 10 of the SMRP Guidance and the FAQ on Use of RDP Funds, both provided below.
Cities and towns that are awarded RDP funds must report their expenditures to MassDEP annually. See the reference copy of the RDP Annual Spending Survey provided below for details.
MassDEP will conduct audits of several municipalities each year to ensure that the information they have reported is accurate.