Southeast Municipal Recycling Council meeting

January 15, 2020 @ 8:45 am – 12:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Fiske Public Library
110 Randall Rd.
Todd Koep

Li-Ion battery & Propane Tank Challenges and Solutions  POSTPONED due to weather until January, date TBA

Solid Waste Master Plan and Discussion with Boston Staff
We will have a brief discussion at the beginning of the meeting to hear your feedback regarding the following proposed changes to the Solid Waste Master Plan. Please feel free to ask questions about these proposed changes.
  • Lowering the waste ban threshold on organics from 1 ton to 1/2 ton per week
  • Adding mattresses (and box springs) to waste ban listAdding textiles to waste ban list​
Topic 1 – Li-Ion Battery & Propane Tank Challenges
Learn about the challenges that Li-Ion batteries and propane tanks pose to transportation, MRFs and Disposal Sites.
A presentation on this topic will be from the following organization:
  • Fire Rover – Fire Rover ensures the safety of your business by detecting and extinguishing fires before they start. They have done vast amounts of research on MRF fires and are considered experts on this topic.
Panel discussion with representatives from the following companies:
  • Waste Management/Avon MRF
  • Casella/Auburn
  • Covanta
Topic 2 – Solutions
Learn about options to safely manage Li-Ion batteries and propane tanks
This panel features guest speakers from:
  • Call2Recycle
  • Complete Recycling Solutions
  • Ringe Energy/Mighty Flame
Light refreshments will be served.  
Please Bring Your Own Mug to Reduce Waste.

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