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SSRC Breakfast Meeting
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Breakfast sponsored by Excel Recycling

8:50     Breakfast and conversation

9:05     Wayne Edwards, Excel Recycling

9:25     Approve September minutes (click on link to view; vote)

9:30     Treasurer’s report (Arlene Dias)

9:35     Vice chairman election (vote)

9:40     HHW proposal parameters for RFP (vote)

9:45     Small scale outreach grant proposals:  Facebook page promotion, maintenance; WATD; public posters; ideas?

9:50     Sharps collections (discussion)

9:55     RECO/Recycling IQ Kit report (Julie Sullivan, Todd Koep)

10:10   Executive Director’s Report 

            Review SSRC Updates

            China import policy and recycling programs

            FY19-23 IMA

            Google calendar emails?

10:25   New business

10:30   Next meetings:    Nov. 30? Dec. 7?(may conflict with Contracting Workshop) Dec 14?, Duxbury; Jan 11? 18? Abington

Location Abington Town Hall, 500 Gliniewicz Way, second floor Cotter Room

A Message from our Executive Director:

Julie, our RECO, is in Hanson and Middleborough this month, teaching their residents to recycle right.  Tell all your friends: plastic bags go to the gocery store, not in the bin!

The SSRC is seeking a volunteer/intern for 10-15 hours to help with digital outreach.  See the posting here.

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Recent News & Media

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October 2017 Updates

Recycling on the South Shore (9 min), with Kingston's Paul Basler, SSRC's Julie Sullivan. PCN/PACTV, 10/26/2017

Life in plastic, it's fantastic... or is it?  by Julie Sullivan, Whitman-Hanson Express, 10/5/17

Town (Abington) bans Sturofoam food containers, Jean Lang, Boston Globe9/22/17

Abington to improve recycling through The Recycling Partnership, Wicked Local Abington, 7/11/17

Hingham HHW collection (11 min video) HCAM TV, June 2017 

Op Ed:  How Not Recycling impacts your wallet, Julie Sullivan, Cohasset Mariner, 6/17/17  

Let's clean up our recycling 30 sec. video PSA, PACTV, 4/2017

On this website:

Visit Recycling A-Z to find the answer to "What should I do with...." 

The Town Program pages provide contact information and links to Member Town's recycling programs.

Learn more about recycling dos and don'ts by visiting Recycling 101 and Advanced Recycling.

Hazardous Waste Days

Click here for the Schedule of Hazardous Waste Days and collection details

Upcoming Meetings & Events

07 Dec 2017
08:50AM - 10:30AM
SSRC Breakfast Meeting
07 Dec 2017
10:00AM - 12:30PM
Free Workshop: Contracting for Solid Waste & Recycling Services
13 Dec 2017
08:45AM - 12:00PM
Southeast Municipal Recycling Council meeting