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July 23, 2019
7:00 PM
Time Details:
Stamped 7/19/19 @ 9:45 AM
210 Central Street
Hingham, MA 02043
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Cleaner Greener Hingham Committee

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

1. DPW Liaison:
a) Updates from the Transfer Station
b) Plastic Films collection at Transfer Station
c) Any more final recycling numbers from 2018?

2. Education and Implementation of bag bylaw
a) Review HMLP August Bill Insert
b) CGH webpage progress (Andy A)
c) Supporting BOH intern’s work contacting businesses re bag bylaw implementation (Andy A)
d) Promotion of reusable bag use in town overall - farmers market, library cart, newspaper article
e) Work with school PTO Green Committees re promoting reusable bags when school resumes
f) Other?

3. Community Outreach/Education
a) Spring Newsletter was published, will email blast be sent out? (Andy A)
b) Fall Newsletter – discuss topics tonight, publish in September
c) Journal article on how Hingham’s recyclables collections being used (Steve C)
d) Facebook Green Tips – planning session tonight
e) Update re demonstration boxes at Transfer Station (Stucky J)
f) Sustainability program at Hingham Community Center (Andy)
g) Plastic bag recycling at Transfer Station?
h) What Must I Recycle document to CGH website?
i) Working with Hingham Sports Partnership, Athletic Director and Coaches, and Fall youth sports teams to reduce water bottles (Andy)
j) Other?

4. Updating Committee Goals for 2019 including Resident requests for food waste composting

5. Approval of Minutes of 6/11/19 meeting

6. New committee members?

7. Items not reasonably anticipated 48 hrs. in advance

Next meeting date: September?