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
May 8, 2019,
8am – 9:30am

 City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave, Council Chambers

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1.  Housekeeping, 8am (10 min)

  • Approve April Minutes
  • Public Comment

2.  Debrief from City Council hearing (35 min)

3.  Simple Recycling discussion (15 min)

  • City is considering curbside textiles collection

4.  What’s next for our 4 priorities (20 min)

  • #1 – Single use plastics
  • #2 – Compost (tied)
  • #2-- Citywide yard sale (tied)
  • #4 – Business recycling

5.  Closing, 9:20 (10 min)

  • Action Plan/Decisions 
  • Mike to send survey for how many folks plan on staying on the RAC
  • 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.

2019 Meetings
Held at City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave, Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, 8:00am. Enter through back door of City Hall

  • June 12, 2019
  • September 11, 2019
  • October 16, 2019—NOTE the date change. Changed due to Yom Kippur
  • November 13, 2019
  • December 11, 2019

Reminder of RAC goals for 2019:

#1 – Single use plastics

#2 – Compost (tied)

#2-- Citywide yard sale (tied)

#4 – Business recycling

Events that need volunteers:



Event and Location


Shifts 2

Event Info



Fix It Clinic, at Main Library

10:30 - 11:30am

11:30 - 1:00pm




River Festival, Central Square

shifts between 11am and 6:30pm. details TBD

Bin Monitors & Tabling

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