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Massachusetts is ahead of the curve when it comes to waste management, using several waste bans to prevent recyclable, compostable and hazardous materials from entering the waste stream.  To keep this system working, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) hired three new state inspectors to help prevent banned items from improper disposal.  This article in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette discusses how the waste bans work and the role of the state inspectors.

For additional information on the Massachusetts waste bans, visit the RecyclingWorks Waste Bans and Compliance page.