Public Meeting Notice: November 18, 2020 - Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling

Event Information

11/18/2020 8:30AM

11/18/2020 12:30PM

Public Meeting Live Webcast

Audrey Vorametsanti

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CalRecycle is posting this public notice and any related documents on behalf of the Statewide Commission. Documents for Commission meetings are posted here. Please be advised that these documents are hosted outside of CalRecycle’s domain.  CalRecycle does not maintain or control the contents of the host site or the linked documents.


Workshop Details:

Location: Remote 

Webcast: Public Meeting Live Webcasts 

Public Comment Portal  


Agenda Item 1: 8:30 am (5 min) Call to Order, Roll Call, and Establishment of Quorum

Formal proceedings to bring Commission to order. 

Agenda Item 2: 8:35 am (5 min) Review and Potential Approval of Meeting Notes 

The Commission will review and potentially approve meeting notes from November 4, 2020. 

Agenda Item 3: 8:40 am (15 min) Public Comment Review - Items Not on the Agenda 

At this time, any member of the public may address the Commission 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 Commission. Please note that no discussion or action may be taken on any item that is not listed on the agenda. Comments will be limited to 1 minute or 150 words.  

Agenda Item 4: 8:55 am (35 min) Discussion and Possible Adoption of Policies on the Basel Action Network Presentation  

Second reading of policy proposals to address the Basel Action Network suggestions.  

Agenda Item 5: 9:30 (30 min) Discussion with Assemblymember Eggman  

Assemblymember Eggman to share hopes and vision for what the Commission achieves, provide any feedback on our work, take questions from Commissioners.  

Agenda Item 6: 10:00 am (35 min) Discussion of Draft Policy Recommendations Report and the Process  

Discussion of the extent and reporting frequency of the Commission’s policy recommendations to the Legislature pursuant to Public Resources Code section 42005.5. Review and updates to the Draft Recommendations Report will be made live. Chair and Commissioner Ward will present a draft Policy Recommendation format for consideration by the Commission.  

Break: 10:35 am (5 min)  

Agenda Item 7: 10:40 am (1 hr 40 min) Committee Reports on Policy Recommendations for Commission Discussion and Possible Approval  

The Committees will provide a summary of decisions made at previous meetings on process and policy recommendations. The Commission will consider and potentially approve policy recommendations. The Committees are Labeling and Media, Organics, Recycling, and Market Development.  

Agenda Item 8: 12:20 pm (5 min) Agenda Items for Future Meetings  

Discussion on future agenda items.  

Agenda Item 9: 12:25 pm (5 min) Meeting Summary and Closing  

Closing remarks and summary of goals achieved during the meeting.  


For further information about this meeting, please contact Audrey Vorametsanti at, (916) 323-0034, or 801 K Street, Mailstop 17-01, Sacramento, CA 95814.


Meeting Information:

Discussion and action may be taken on any item on the Commission 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. The time and order of agenda items are approximate and subject to change at the discretion of CalRecycle and the Commission 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 Commission 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 “Statewide Commission Comment” from the initial drop-down menu and indicate which Committee or Commission agenda item your comment pertains to. During the live webcast, CalRecycle or the Commission Chair, at their discretion, will apportion available time among those who wish to have their comments read aloud during the meeting. Please note that, due to time constraints written comments should be limited to 150 words or less. 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 Audrey Vorametsanti at (916) 323-0034 (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.


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