Implementing Mandatory Recycling & Private Hauler Regulations

Helpful information for cities and towns from MassDEP.

Local mandatory recycling bylaws or ordinances, limits on the number of trash barrels collected per household, and private hauler recycling regulations can all be effective tools in reducing solid waste tonnage and municipal disposal costs.

Table of Contents

Municipal Recycling Rules & Regulations

Developing Private Hauler Regulations

Mandatory Recycling in Practice

Mandatory Recycling Outreach & Education

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