Public Meeting Notice: January 22, 2021 - Recycling Committee of the Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling

Event Information

1/22/2021 1:00PM

1/22/2021 3:00PM

Public Meeting Live Webcast

Katherine Wilkins

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

Public Notice and Agenda

Date: January 22, 2021

Time: 1pm – 3pm PST

Location: Remote

Webcast: Public Meeting Live Webcasts

Public Comment Portal


Agenda Item 1: 1:00 pm (5 min) Call to Order, Roll Call, and Establishment of Quorum

Formal proceedings to bring Committee to order.

Agenda Item 2: 1:05 pm (5 min) Review and Potential Approval of Meeting Notes

The Committee will review and potentially approve meeting notes from Dec 4, 2020.

Agenda Item 3: 1:10 pm (30 min) Stakeholder Presentation – Refillable Bottles

Conscious Container’s Caren McNamara will provide a presentation of refillable options in California and recommendations regarding refillable bottles in the CRV program.

Agenda Item 4: 1:40 pm (25 min) Discussion of Policy Recommendations – Curbside Programs

Committee to review problems and solutions with curbside processing. Commissioner Valle to present items for committee’s consideration.

Agenda Item 5: 2:05 pm (25 min) Recycling Infrastructure Needs

Committee to discuss infrastructure needs to improve recycling in California. Commissioner Oseguera to present items for committee’s consideration.

Agenda Item 6: 2:30 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.

·       Social Service Issues related to the Bottle Bill

·       Pilot Program restrictions

·       Recommended Contract language for “What is Recyclable”

·       Promotion of RVM’s

Agenda Item 7: 2:40 pm (10 min) Public Comments – Items Not on the Agenda

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.

Agenda Item 8: 2:50 pm (10 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 “Statewide Commission Comment” 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. 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.

Please note that Commissioners who are not members of this Committee may be attending this meeting only as observers, not as participants.


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.

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