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Recycling Advisory Committee Meeting



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Mike Orr


Recycling Advisory Committee (RAC) Meeting Agenda
March 8, 2023, 8:00am – 9:30am
Minute Taker: Diane Roseman
To join meeting:
Web: https://cambridgema.zoom.us/j/86718664823
Phone: (305) 224-1968; Meeting ID: 867 1866 4823

1. Housekeeping, 8:00am (10 min)
•Vote on February Minutes

2. City Updates (25 min)
•Update on trash/recycling numbers
•Update on textiles recovery since the Statewide ban
•Debrief on CORe tour
•Outreach is the main goal for Mar-Jun.

3. About the Recycling Advisory Committee (40 min)
•What has RAC done previously?
•What do new and returning members like to pursue?
•What does DPW value the RAC should pursue? What’s useful?
•New name for RAC proposal

4. Closing, 9:15am (15 min)
•April 3, 8am-9:30am. Meet & Greet with City officials
•Covanta tour: 4/20
•Storytelling webinar: Recycling and Waste, featuring Adam Minter (Bloomberg reporter), Meera Singh (splits time between Cambridge and Mumbai creating waste reduction programs) and Brooke Nash (MassDEP Branch Chief for Municipal Waste Reduction)
•April election for co-chairs
•Public Comment
•Action Plan/Decisions

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 2023
All meetings will be held virtually until further notice.

• April 12
• May 10
• June 21 (delayed one week due to Mike being away)
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