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Date:
May 9, 2019
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Public Health Building - Library Meeting Room
Address:
11 Pierce St
Brookline, MA 02445
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Solid Waste Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday, May 9, 2019


Brookline Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Meeting Agenda

May 9, 2019

 

Public Health Building

11 Pierce Street

 

6:30 PM           Welcome/Introductions. Review the minutes from 4/2/19

6:35 PM           DPW Report – Ed Gilbert/Tom Segear

                       • Tonnages for April 2019

   • HHP Drop-Off opening for 2019

                       • DPW Sanitation Guidelines brochure/One pager                                   

   • Report about contamination audit at Casella       

   • DPW Forum 

   • Field trips?

 

6:50 PM           Food waste diversion at schools/Compostable food service products

 

7:05 PM           Private compost haulers in Brookline – prices, containers, protocols, feedback

 

7:25 PM           Other business

 

 

c/o Deane: The link below is to the article about Bornholm Island, Denmark:

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/.../bornholm-island-denmark-goes-trash-free-by-.

 

            

c/o Clint: The link below is to Boston Globearticle about plastics:

 

https://www.bostonglobe.com/magazine/2019/04/10/goodbye-break-with-plastic-plastic-your-down-plastic-life-help-save-planet-beginner-guide-reducing-plastic-use-why-you-should/jN5jEbwG7cPmIkaUEDjf3M/story.html

 

SWAC Meetings/Minutes Rotation – Updated as of 5/1/19

 

Clint – 5/19

Susan – 6/19

John S. – 7/19

Kathleen – 8/19

Deane – 9/19

John D – 10/19

Mary - 11/19