Recycling Advisory Committee Meeting

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Department of Public Works
147 Hampshire Street
Main Conference Room

City Wide

Ms. Randi Mail,, 617-349-4866

Committee members are appointed by the City Manager. All meetings are open to the public. Members of the public may speak during the public comment section for up to two minutes. If you wish to speak, please contact Ms. Randi Mail at 617-349-4866 or by 1pm the day before the meeting. You may also email, fax or mail written comments for inclusion in public comments in lieu of appearing to speak in person.

The Committee Chair must first grant permission to non-members who request to speak at the meeting.

May 13, 2015 RAC Meeting Agenda

  1. Housekeeping, 8am (10 min) 
    • Public comment 
    • Approve minutes 
  2. Discussion Topics with DPW Commissioner, Owen O'Riordan, 8:10 (1 hr 15 min)
    • Ordinances (Review of existing, business enforcement & new one on bags)
    • 2020 Trash Goal, 16 lbs/HH/wk (curbside organics, municipal BMPs with EOW trash/weekly organics, mattress grant)
    • Recycling Outreach (short term position?)

3.      Closing, 9:25 (10 min) 

    • Action Plan/Decisions 
    • Announcements 
    • Check-ins 

2015 meetings

Held at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave, Council Chambers, 2nd floor

  • June 10, MO minutes
  • September 9
  • October 14
  • November 10 - Tuesday (11th is Veteran's Day)
  • December 9


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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire St
Cambridge MA 02139


Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am-12 noon
24 Hour emergency 617.349.4860


Tuesday & Thursday: 4:00pm-7:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm

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