Information about recycling, composting, and household hazardous waste programs and services in your community or area.
Many homes in Massachusetts have septic systems. There are specific regulations about the installation, use and maintenance of these systems that you need to know.
MassDEP's clean energy and climate action efforts
Find information on MassDEP's water quality programs.
Daily air quality updates and information on the statewide air monitoring network, data and long-term emissions trends.
All people have a right to be protected from environmental pollution and to live in and enjoy a clean and healthful environment.
Help with environmental questions and complaints.
Find employment and internship opportunities at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Find out how to file an appeal of a MassDEP decision through the Office of Appeals and Dispute Resolultion. Look up a recent MassDEP Final Decision.
Learn how to request public records from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).
The Office of Research and Standards (ORS) provides scientific expertise to MassDEP in environmental health, toxicology, standard setting, ecological and human health risk assessment, chemistry and statistics.