The Environment and Boating

The MMTA fully supports Environmentally Responsible Boating. We welcome your suggestions for additional links on this page.

The Massachusetts Marine Trades Educational Trust received a generous grant from the BoatUS Foundation to create, publish and distribute an educational brochure on Clean Marine Fueling Practices. MMTA members are encouraged to download and reproduce this brochure for your marina customers and new boat owners.

Designed for boaters and marine industry employees alike, this six page brochure includes a Preventative Checklist for Boaters, Special instructions for Personal Watercraft users, Steps to take Prior to and After Fueling, Tips on how to handle portable fuel tanks and safely approach and arrive at a fuel dock, guidelines on handling the transportation of Hazardous Waste Liquids, Spills-Prevention, Containment, Removal and Disposal. Compliments go to Tina Marie Giambro and brochure layout designer, The Allen Roche Group.