The MassDEP enacted a ban in 2014 that prohibits over 1,700 food businesses in the state from disposing of organic material with their trash. Most companies that are affected don’t know it yet, and in 2015 the MassDEP handed out over $250,000 in direct fines to noncompliant businesses. Yikes.
You can find out if your business is affected by the ban for free. Just take the 30 second online assessment.