Public Meeting Notice: July 31, 2020 - Recycling Committee of the Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling July 2020

Event Information

7/31/2020 2:00PM

7/31/2020 4:00PM


Recycling Committee of the Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling 

Public Notice and Agenda


Date: July 31, 2020

Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Location: Remote

Webcast: Public Meeting Live Webcasts

Public Comment Portal


1.    2:00 pm (5 min) Call to Order, Roll Call, and Establishment of Quorum – Facilitators

Formal proceedings to bring Committee to order.

2.    2:05 pm (10 min) Public Comment Review – Items Not on the Agenda – Facilitators

At this time, any member of the public may address the Committee on matters not listed on this agenda. Participants are encouraged to reserve their comments for regular matters listed on this agenda for the time the item is considered by the Committee. Please note that no action may be taken on any item that is not listed on the agenda.

3.    2:15 pm (10 min) Selection of Chair and Vice-Chair

Candidates will make brief statements to explain why they are the best candidate for Chair or Vice-Chair. Commissioners will then vote. 

4.    2:25 pm (40 min) Determination of Scope

The Committee will discuss and prioritize topic areas to be addressed by this committee.

5.    3:05 pm (10 min) Discussion and Response to Previous Public Comments

The Committee will discuss public comments submitted by the American Forest and Paper Association regarding paper recycling, Steve Alexander from the Association of Plastic Recyclers regarding plastic recycling, and John Hewitt from Consumer Brands Association regarding packaging and sustainability. 

6.    3:15 pm (15 min) Discussion of Invitation to Stakeholder Groups to Future Committee Meetings

Discussion of any stakeholder groups or CalRecycle staff that the Committee would like to invite to future Committee meetings 

7.    3:30 pm (15 min) Discussion of Data and Information Needs

Discussion on data needs and potential sources of information that are critical for making the policy recommendations to CalRecycle.

8.    3:45 pm (10 min) Next Meeting, Proposed Meeting Schedule for 2020-2021, and Agenda Items for Future Meetings

Discussion on future agenda items and scheduling of future meetings.

9.    3:55 pm (5 min) Meeting Summary and Closing

Closing remarks and summary of goals achieved during the first meeting.


For further information about this meeting, please contact Kate Wilkins at, (916) 322-2503, or 801 K Street, Mailstop 17-01, Sacramento, CA 95814.

Meeting Information:

Discussion and action may be taken on any item on the Committee meeting agenda. This notice and agenda, and any available meeting minutes and materials, can be found on the Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling webpage. This Committee is part of the Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling. The time and order of agenda items are approximate and subject to change at the discretion of CalRecycle and the Committee Chair to facilitate the effective transaction of business.

Under Government Code section 11123(a), all meetings of a state body are open and public, and all persons are permitted to attend any meeting of a state body, except as otherwise provided in that article.

Pursuant to Executive Order N-29-20, certain provisions of the Bagley Keene Open Meeting Act are suspended due to a State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Consistent with the Executive Order, this Committee meeting will be conducted by teleconference only. None of the locations from which Commissioners will participate will be open to the public. The public may observe the meeting via live webcast online by accessing the meeting link at Public Meeting Live Webcasts.

Members of the public who wish to comment during the meeting may do so using the Commission’s public participation portal found at Public Comment Portal. When using the Public Comment Portal, please select “Workshop” from the initial drop-down menu. During the live webcast, CalRecycle or the Committee Chair, at their discretion, will apportion available time among those who wish to have their comments read aloud during the meeting. It should be noted that, the Commission will be unable to take any action on matters received from the public that have not been placed on the agenda. The Commission will, however, determine whether action on such matters should be scheduled on a future agenda.

Persons who, due to a disability, need assistance in order to participate in this meeting should, prior to the meeting, contact Kate Wilkins at (916) 322-2503 (voice), (e-mail). TTY/TDD and Speech-to-Speech users may dial 7-1-1 for the California Relay Service to submit comments on an agenda item or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities.

Workshop: CalRecycle