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June 11, 2019
7:00 PM
Time Details:
Stamped 6/7/19 10:50 AM
Town Hall
210 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
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Cleaner Greener Hingham Committee

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

1. DPW Liaison:
a) Updates from the Transfer Station, inc. any final numbers for 2018 waste and recycling
b) Plastic Films collection at Transfer Station
c) New mattress recycling and glass recycling contracts
d) Beyond the Bin link for textile recycling RDP point/update website info
e) RDP application update

2. Education and Implementation of bag bylaw
a) CGH webpage progress (Andy A)
b) Planning re supporting BOH intern’s work contacting businesses re bag bylaw implementation (Andy A)
c) Promotion of reusable bag use in town overall
d) Work with school PTO Green Committees re promoting reusable bags
e) Other?

3. Community Outreach/Education
a) Spring Newsletter: Review draft (Steve C), email access to TS users? (Andy A)
b) Journal article on how Hingham’s recyclables collections being used (Steve C)
c) Taste of Hingham: review of reduced waste effort and educational table at event (Janice M, Katie P, Andy A)
d) Facebook Green Tips – how to move forward with regular posting of Green Tips
e) Feedback re resident questions at HHW collection (David W)
f) Update re demonstration boxes at Transfer Station (Stucky J)
g) Other?

4. All Schools Recycling meeting issues/planning , inc. work with coaches/leagues re field clean ups and reducing water bottles? (Janice M, Stucky J, Brenda B)

5. Updating Committee Goals for 2019
Including Resident requests for food waste composting

6. Identifying interim committee chair

7. Approval of Minutes of 5/14/19 meeting

8. Items not reasonably anticipated 48 hrs. in advance

Next meeting date: Summer mtg ?
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