SW 39-42 & 44: Beneficial Use Determination

A certain type of solid waste may be an effective substitute for a commercial product or commodity, but MassDEP first needs to determine that the substitution is beneficial and poses no environmental or health risks.

MassDEP Regional Solid Waste Section Chiefs

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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

  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

  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

    Submit your completed, signed application and your original Transmittal Form to:

    MassDEP Regional Office
    Attention: Solid Waste Management

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 

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