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January 15, 2019
7:00 PM
Time Details:
Stamped Jan 11, 2019 @ 11:38 AM
Town Hall, Committee Room
210 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
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Cleaner Greener Hingham Committee AKA Long Range Waste Disposal and Recycling Committee

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

7:00 PM DPW Liaison
a) Update on Transfer Station recycling?
b) Impact on Hingham DPW costs of proposed plastic bag ban
7:15 PM: Report of Bag warrant article sub-committee
a) Public Meeting feedback
b) Other feedback
c) Review, discuss and vote on language of bag bylaw and vote re submitting for the Town Meeting Warrant
d) Designating a representative for the Committee re the by-law proposal
e) Next steps in education on the warrant article
8:30 PM: Community Outreach/Education
a) Winter newsletter: Articles due to Steve C by 1/18
Bag warrant article info Steve J, Businesses that offer discounts for bringing your own cup Janice P, Reduce Straw Use Katie P, How to keep reusable bags clean Brenda B, Mattress recycling Brenda B, Economics of recycling and News from the Transfer Station Steve C.
b) Suggestions for recycling, waste reduction, and sustainability ideas for Green Tip of the week Facebook posts
c) Update re demonstration boxes at Transfer Station
d) Planning re information for residents using haulers re recycling

8:45 PM: a) Updates from SSRC and MA DEP
b) Approval of Minutes of 12/11/18 meeting
c) Items not reasonably anticipated 48 hrs. in advance

Next meeting date: February 12, 19? ?