Students and faculty members gathered at UMass Dartmouth Friday, supporting a "zero waste future" for Massachusetts.

Professor Adam Sulkowski tells WBSM News, programs such as waste reduction and recycling can pay off in the long run.....

The Mass. Public Interest Research Group at UMass Dartmouth is also taking part in a statewide campaign to continue the 23 year ban on the burning of waste.

The State Department of Environmental Protection is offering new guidelines that would allow so-called "high heat" incineration.

Masspirg delivered ten thousand comment cards to state officials this week from students opposed to incineration.