SW 14: Special Waste Determination

A solid waste facility needs to obtain this approval to handle asbestos, infectious waste, sludges, or other materials classified as Special Waste under 310 CMR 19.061.

MassDEP Regional Solid Waste Section Chiefs

Online

MassDEP Regional Offices Find Your Region 
Central Region: Jim McQuade, 508-767-2759 james.mcquade@state.ma.us 
Northeast Region: Mark Fairbrother, 978-694-3298 mark.fairbrother@state.ma.us 
Southest Region: Mark Dakers, 508-946-2847 mark.dakers@state.ma.us 
Western Region: Dan Hall, 413-755-2212 daniel.hall@state.ma.us 

The Details

How to apply

See details below.

Next steps

  1. Review the Instructions

    Guidance on how to prepare your application, including a completeness checklist.

  2. Complete the Application Form

    You may fill out and save the Microsoft Word form on your computer. The PDF version has to be printed out and completed by hand.

  3. Obtain a Transmittal Form & Number

    A unique Transmittal Number is needed for each application you submit to MassDEP.

  4. Look Up the Application Fee

  5. Mail Your Application & Fee Payment

    Submit your application fee payment and a copy of your Transmittal Form to:

    Department of Environmental Protection
    P. O. Box 4062
    Boston, MA 02211

    Send one copy of the application, with any supporting documentation, along with one copy of the MassDEP Transmittal Form to both of these locations: 

    MassDEP Regional Office
    Attention: Solid Waste Management

    and

    The local Board of Health

Contact

Online
MassDEP Regional Offices Find Your Region 
Central Region: Jim McQuade, 508-767-2759 james.mcquade@state.ma.us 
Northeast Region: Mark Fairbrother, 978-694-3298 mark.fairbrother@state.ma.us 
Southest Region: Mark Dakers, 508-946-2847 mark.dakers@state.ma.us 
Western Region: Dan Hall, 413-755-2212 daniel.hall@state.ma.us 

Feedback

Did you find the information you were looking for on this page? * required
We use your feedback to help us improve this site but we are not able to respond directly. Please do not include personal or contact information. If you need a response, please locate contact information elsewhere on this page or in the footer.
Tell us what you think