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August 11, 2020
7:00 PM
Time Details:
Dial-in number: 929-205-6099 Meeting ID: 828 1231 3037 Website:
Hingham, MA 02043
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Cleaner Greener Hingham Committee- Dial-in number: 929-205-6099 Meeting ID: 828 1231 3037 Website:

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Cleaner Greener Hingham / Long Range Waste Disposal and Recycling Committee
Tuesday August 11, 2020 - 7:00 pm via Zoom
Dial-in number: 929-205-6099
Meeting ID: 828 1231 3037

1. DPW Liaison – Any Transfer Station updates?

2. Education / outreach goals for 2020 and issues we can work on or have discussed:
- Get the word out about recycling / composting (especially cardboard) via “Ask the DPW” column in Hingham Journal and Hingham Anchor. CGH newsletter is currently on hold.
- HMLP flyer for August 2020 bills – 8 tips on how to reduce your waste.
- Social media posts twice a month
- Promote use of reusable bags
- #Level up campaign – see below
- Update and maintain website
- Food waste composting subcommittee is Janice, Andy, Maria, Stucky. Discuss the survey
- Library displays (when it opens!)
- Town hall bulletin board (when it opens!)
- Tool lending library at HPL – Compost screens, other items TBD
- Town-wide Cleanup Day – didn’t happen in 2020 due to COVID
- Food waste composting at Taste of Hingham – didn’t happen in 2020 due to COVID

3. Details about “Level Up” Campaign – town-wide awareness campaign targeted to:
- Fall 2020 sports teams
- Christmas in the Square 2020
- In 2021 - Taste of Hingham, Beach Snack Bar, 4th of July parade - 2021
- Other ideas to consider in the future – hydration station at sports fields

4. Climate Action Task Force

5. Approval of Minutes from 7/8/20 meeting

6. September meeting?

7. Items not reasonably anticipated 48 hrs. in advance