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November 15, 2016
7:30 PM
Town Hall
Hingham, MA 02043
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Long Range Waste & Recycling Committee

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

1. Approval of Minutes of 10/15/16 meeting
2. DPW Liaison (Randy Sylvester)
a. Opportunities (budget, grant opportunities, contracts)
b. Challenges (recycling, swap shop)
3. Community Outreach/Education
a. Quarterly Recycling Newsletter (Kim Juric) review/comment on draft
b. Library Cart (reserved November 13-27) – display theme?
c. Film Showing - Alex Eaves’ film “Reuse!: Because you can’t recycle the planet”
4. MASS DEP and SSRC Updates (Brenda Black)
a. Bag bans across the state
b. Recycling Education and Compliance Officer grant – next steps
5. Legislative Opportunities (Diane Morrison)
a. Statewide - about plastic bags and the bottle bill
b. Local By-Law - Proposing bundling of waste and recycling services for businesses and residential customers. Hingham private hauler stats -
6. Special Initiatives
a. Recycling in the Schools – status update and next steps (Janice McPhillips and Brenda Black)
b. Town-wide Coordinator – business case and next steps
7. Items not reasonably anticipated 48 hrs in advance
8. Next meeting date: December 20, 2016?
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