SW 46, 47: Recycling, Composting or Conversion (RCC) Operation Permit, Modification or Renewal

You need to apply if you are planning to construct a new RCC operation or modify an existing one.

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 
Southeast 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 of SW 46, 47: Recycling, Composting or Conversion (RCC) Operation Permit, Modification or Renewal

How to apply SW 46, 47: Recycling, Composting or Conversion (RCC) Operation Permit, Modification or Renewal

File online via the EEA ePlace Portal. See details below.

Important Note: Even when applying online, you will still need to complete a conventional Application Form and upload it as an attachment during the online filing process.

Next steps for SW 46, 47: Recycling, Composting or Conversion (RCC) Operation Permit, Modification or Renewal

  1. Review the Instructions

    See the documents below for guidance on:

    • Linking your ePlace account to a previously obtained permit, and then
    • Preparing your application and filing it online.
  2. Complete the Application Form

    You may fill out and save Microsoft Word forms on your computer. PDF versions have to be printed out and completed by hand.

    Important Note: Even when applying online, you will still need to complete a conventional Application Form and upload it as an attachment during the online filing process.

  3. Submit Your Application & Fee Payment

    1. File online via the ePlace Portal.

      Note: If you are a first-time user, you will need to create an account first.

      See the ePlace account setup instructions, Quick Guides, FAQs and Comprehensive User Manual below.
       
    2. Pay your fee online with a credit card and submit your application, or you may mail your fee payment to: 

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

Contact for SW 46, 47: Recycling, Composting or Conversion (RCC) Operation Permit, Modification or Renewal

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 
Southeast 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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