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Recycling Advisory Committee Meeting



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Mike Orr


Recycling Advisory Committee (RAC) Meeting Agenda
September 14, 2022, 8:00am – 9:30am
Minute Taker: Leah Beckett
To join meeting:
Web: https://cambridgema.zoom.us/j/88399786374
Phone: 301 715 8592; Meeting ID: 883 9978 6374

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

  • Vote on June Minutes

2. City Updates (50 min)

  • City updates
    • Trash cart rollout update
      • Challenges
      • Old trash bins recycled
    • Updated stats on trash, compost, textiles (see next page)
      • Boston starting composting is huge!
    • Small Business Compost Pilot expansion
    • Schools update
    • CDD’s Circular Economy study; see article write-up about the Council hearing on this topic
    • New Truck Wraps on trucks starting Aug 27
    • No update on ordinance
  • Updates from RAC members over the summer; any fun personal stories? Or waste stories?

3. Sub-committee topics (15 min)

  • Sub-committee break-out

4. Closing, 9:15am (15 min)

  • Public Comment
  • Action Plan/Decisions
    •  Minute takers for Oct, Nov, and Dec?
    • Switch Nov 9 RAC meeting to Nov 2?
    • Volunteers for Oktoberfest?
  • 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 2022

All meetings will be held virtually until further notice.

  • October 12
  • November 9
  • December 14

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