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Recycling Advisory Committee



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Michael Orr


Recycling Advisory Committee (RAC) Meeting Agenda
January 13, 2021, 8:00am – 9:30am
Minute Taker: Leah Beckett
Virtual Meeting
Web: https://cambridgema.zoom.us/j/99436453301
Phone: 312 626 6799, Meeting ID: 994 3645 3301

1. Housekeeping, 8:00am (10 min)

Vote on December Minutes

2. City Updates (40 min)

Commissioner Owen O’Riordan will join for the January 13 RAC meeting.

  • 2021 Recycle Division goals
  • Owen to talk about return of curbside compost

3. Action Items from December (10 min)

  • Mike:
  • Prepare priorities for 2021 for January meeting
  • Circulate articles/reports
  • Send out new request for people to sign up to be minute takers
  • 3rd subcommittee (Repair & Reuse) to provide update in January meeting
  • Susy to share MIT study
  • Scott, Diane, + Suzanne to discuss Google Groups or other tools for article sharing
  • Rob will share details on fix it clinic / Swedish event

4. Sub-Committees (20 min) Sub-committee report-back from Repair & Reuse group.

5. Closing, 9:20 (10 min)

  • Public Comment
  • Action Plan/Decisions
  • 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 morr@cambridgema.gov by 1pm the day before the meeting. You may also email or mail written comments for inclusion in public comments in lieu of speaking during the meeting. The Committee Chair must grant permission to non-members who request to speak at the meeting.
Meeting Minutes are located online here: CambridgeMA.Gov/Services/Recycling

Upcoming Meetings in 2021
All meetings will be held virtually until further notice.

• February 10, 2021
• March 10, 2021
• April 14, 2021
• May 12, 2021
• June 9, 2021

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