MassDEP Reduce & Reuse (R&R) Working Group

A forum for discussion of source reduction and reuse regulations, policies, and programs in Massachusetts.

The R&R Working Group was established to help in the development of a MassDEP Strategic Reduce and Reuse Action Plan as outlined in the 2030 Solid Waste Master Plan. The working group is open to anyone interested in providing input on source reduction, reuse, and repair strategy in Massachusetts, and keeping informed of new policy and program developments.

News & Updates

December 2021

MassDEP released its final Reduce & Reuse Action Plan, which the agency committed to develop and update as part of its 2030 Solid Waste Master Plan.

The Action Plan was developed with input from the Reduce & Reuse Working Group. See the final document and a summary of comments and responses below.

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Agenda & Meeting Materials

The next virtual meeting of the R&R Working Group is scheduled for:

Date & Time TBD
Via Webinar*

You will need to pre-register if you wish to participate. After signing up, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the call.

*Out of an abundance of caution due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these meetings will continue to be held virtually via webinar only. 

Thank you for your cooperation and support as the Commonwealth works to address this public health issue. Learn more


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