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MassDEP Solid Waste Advisory Committee

This stakeholder group provides input to MassDEP on solid waste regulations, policies, and programs.

The Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) has 23 members who meet four times per year, generally in January, April, June and October.

Agenda & Meeting Information

Upcoming virtual meetings of interest to SWAC members include:

Special SWAC Meetings*

MassDEP has scheduled two SWAC virtual meetings specifically to seek input from stakeholders on what issues and changes they would like the agency to address in its solid waste regulations.

Next Regular SWAC Meeting*

Thursday, October 22, 2020
10:00 a.m. (via webinar)
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  • 10:00 - Welcome
  • 10:05 - MassDEP Updates, Draft Waste Ban Regulations, 2030 SWMP Status & Next Steps, Upcoming Meetings
  • 10:20 - ePlace Public Portal Presentation
  • 10:35 - 2019 Solid Waste & Food Waste Data 
  • 11:05 - RecyclingWorks & Green Team FY'20 Program Results 
  • 12:00 - Adjourn

*Please Note: Out of an abundance of caution due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, these meetings will be held via webinar only.

The Baker-Polito Administration on March 10 announced new guidance for Executive Branch employees to prevent and mitigate the spread of the disease, including cancellation or virtual hosting of conferences, seminars, and other discretionary gatherings that involve external parties.

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

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