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SSRC Breakfast and Board Meeting
Contact Claire Galkowski, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


SSRC MSW Manager/Board Agenda

Thurs., June 21, 2018, AbingtonTown Hall

Breakfast sponsored by Miller Recycling  

8:50     Breakfast and conversation

9:05     Mitch Slapik, Bob Boucher, Miller Recycling

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

9:30     EBoard election (vote)

9:35     Recycling markets, outlets, costs (discussion)

9:50     SMRP Grant application update (Todd Koep)

9:55     RECO report (Julie Sullivan)

10:05   Executive Director’s Report

            Review SSRC Updates

            Packaging stewardship legislation

            HHW spring summary; billing proposal

            Summer hours

10:25   New business

10:30   Next meetings Aug 2, Kingston; Sept 13? 20? Scituate PD? Abington Town Hall?

Please bring your own mug

SSRC proposed summer hours: The office will be closed from July 10 through 25.

Otherwise, the SSRC office will be open 2-3 days/week (Mon-Thurs) from June 25 through August 31.



Location Abington Town Hall, 500 Gliniewicz Way, 2nd floor Cotter Room
DIRECTIONS: (Off Rt. 18 between Rts. 123 and 139)

Rt. 123 to Rt. 18 N, 0.7 mi, left at lights at Abington HS (Great Chow on the right)

OR Rt. 139 to Rt. 18S, 0.8 mi, right at lights at Abington HS;

Sharps management discussion postponed to Aug 2 meeting go past HS, straight through rotary, over bridge, TH on left, Library on right. //,-70.958848,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89e49c628176afab:0x395650007f98ff8f" data-saferedirecturl=",-70.958848,17z/data%3D!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89e49c628176afab:0x395650007f98ff8f&source=gmail&ust=1529095714947000&usg=AFQjCNEnzR52dpaYKtsiD4pYH0j_Ayonlw">Map

A Message from our Director:

The SSRC is seeking an Assistant Recycling Education and Compliance Officer.  It iwll be part time through the spring.  Please see details here.

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September Updates

Norwell implements new recycling program, Kate Walsh, WickedLocal Norwell, 7/12/18

A case for producer responsibility, Claire Galkowski, Resource Recycling, 6/5/18

New China policies spark disarray in region's recycling industry, David Abel, Boston Globe, 6/5/18

Why recycling costs more than garbage, Stephanie Leydon, WGBH, featuring Rockland's Janice McCarthy, 5/25/18

More News   Videos

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

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