Long Range Waste Disposal & Recycling Committee

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Communication/Education Goals
  • Set benchmarks and goals
  • Update body of knowledge
  • Update website
  • Update flyers
  • Create distribution lists
  • Involve each of the schools and develop education program
  • Involve recreational programs by creating recycling education program for kids involved
  • Involve cable television and local media 
Communication Education - Facilitation - Best Practices
Facilitation Goals
  • Full recycling throughout the town, including all schools and municipal buildings
  • Enforcing recycling and transfer station rules, including resident permits and mandatory recycling
  • Develop compost program
Best Practices Goals
  • Determine what works for other towns around SWAP areas and implement best practices
  • Incorporate recycling and green practices into developments around town - set an example for other towns
  • Partner with Hingham League of Women's Voters, ICLE, and DEP
  • Analyze commodity contracts
Mission
To promote and encourage efficient long-range waste planning with a focus on recycling through the use of communication/education, facilitation, and best practices.