Recycling Advisory Committee (RAC) Meeting



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Mike Orr


Recycling Advisory Committee (RAC) Meeting Agenda
April 14, 2021, 8:00am – 9:30am
Minute Taker:
Virtual Meeting
Phone: 312 626 6799, Meeting ID: 994 3645 3301

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

2. City Updates (20 min)
•Curbside Compost returns
•About Commercial Compost Policy Order from 3/15 City Council meeting
•Single-use plastics, Textiles, standard trash bins, Big Belly City Council discussions from 3/29/21

3. Action Items from March (5 min)


4. Where does Cambridge send its food waste & what are the benefits? (35 min)
•Food waste is codigested in an anaerobic digestion tank at Greater Lawrence Sanitary District? What are the environmental implications of this?

5. Sub-Committees (15 min)
•Sub-committees spend time in their respective groups to set goals of completing project by June
•Analytics report-out

6. Closing, 9:20am (10 min)

•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 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.

• May 12
• June 9
• September 8
• October 13
• November 10
• December 8
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