Office of Technical Assistance and Technology

Office of Technical Assistance and Technology

The Office of Technical Assistance and Technology works to support the growth of environmentally responsible manufacturing and production in the Commonwealth by encouraging businesses to better comply with environmental regulations, implement cost effective toxics use reduction, energy efficiency, water conservation, and other sustainable practices.
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Who we serve

OTA helps Massachusetts toxics users properly manage and reduce their use of toxic or hazardous substances. Toxics users can include:

  • manufacturing and assembly operations,
  • industrial facilities,
  • small businesses,
  • startups and new businesses,
  • laboratories,
  • research and development facilities, and
  • municipal facilities.

OTA serves:

  • Business owners by recommending ways to better comply with environmental regulations and reduce costs associated with toxics, energy, and water use
  • The public by reducing the risk of toxic releases in communities
  • Workers by encouraging the elimination of harmful exposures to chemicals
  • Local and state officials by acting as a liaison with businesses

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