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11/15/2017 3:25 p.m. Expect traffic delays on Sunday, Nov. 19, starting at 7:30 a.m. in Kendall Square, Central Square, Riverside & Cambridgeport during the 2017 Cambridge Half Marathon (Course Time Limit: 3 hours). The event will also impact MBTA bus service along the route. The 13.1 mile race starts at CambridgeSide, heads west through MIT & Harvard to No Beacon St. bridge in Watertown, then back along the Charles River to finish line in Canal Park. More details »


Recycling Advisory Committee Meeting


City Hall
2nd Floor Sullivan Chamber
795 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Michael Orr



Recycling Advisory Committee (RAC) Meeting Agenda
November 8, 2017,
8am – 9:30am
City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave, Council Chambers

1.  Housekeeping, 8am (10 min)

  • Approve October Minutes
  • Public Comment

2. City Updates, 8:10am (25 min)

  • Marketing & web edits
    • Recollect app artwork for iPhone and Android
    • More updates on Marketing RFP in December
    • Zero Waste Master Plan updates
      • No visit from HDR in November
      • Staff update: New PT Waste Reduction Outreach Assistant: Stefan Malner

3.  Discussion Topics, 8:35am (45 min)

  • Sub-committee breakouts
    • Set goals for Jan 2018, & June 2018
    • Share with RAC each sub-committees discussion

4.  Closing, 9:20 (10 min)

  • Action Plan/Decisions 
  • RAC Social November 9
  • Announcements

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 Mike Orr at 617 349-4815 or by 1pm the day before the meeting. You may also email 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.

2017 & 2018 Meetings
Held at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave, Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, 8:00am. Enter through back door of City Hall

  • December 13 (Location TBD)
  • January 10, 2018
  • February 14, 2018
  • March 14, 2018
  • April 11, 2018
  • May 9, 2018
  • June 13, 2018




Volunteer Opportunities




Event and Location


Week of Nov. 13


Week of America Recycles Day!




Recycling Games - Main Library


Wed - America Recycles Day!


Recycling Games - Outside City Hall




Recycling Games - Community Learning Center



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