Market Development Committee of the Statewide Commission on Recycling
Markets and Curbside Recycling
Public Notice and Agenda
February 22, 2021
9:30 am – 12:00 pm PST
Meeting Live Webcasts
Public Comment Portal
Item 1: 9:00 am (5 min) Call to Order, Roll Call, and Establishment of
Formal proceedings to bring Committee to order.
Item 2: 9:05 am (10 min) Public Comment Review – 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.
Item 3: 9:15 am (5 min) Review and Potential Approval of Meeting Notes
The Committee will review and potentially approve meeting
notes from February 8, 2021.
Item 4: 9:20 am (60 minutes) Priorities and Recommendations Based on Material
Type and/or Program
The Committee set priorities
for materials and/or programs at its August 24th meeting. The Committee will
provide policy recommendations to achieve the market development goals of
Public Resources Code Section 42005(b):
(1) Increasing market demand for postconsumer waste
materials and secondary waste materials
available due to California’s source reduction and recycling programs.
(2) Increasing demand for recycled content products,
especially high quality, value-added products.
(3) Promoting efficient local waste diversion systems
which yield high quality, industrially usable feedstocks.
(4) Promoting the competitive
collection and use of secondary waste materials.
Outstanding topics and Committee assigned leads include:
Construction and Demolition materials (Toyoda
Building Materials Certification of Recycling
Minimum Content (Davis)
Refillable Bottles (Recycling Committee)
Diapers and Sanitary Products (Medrano)
General Plan Guidelines (Toyoda and Davis)
CEQA Guidelines (Organics Committee)
Replace “Competitive” with “Efficient” in Market
Development Plan Goals (Efficient Use of Resources) (Davis in Committee
CalRecycle Financing (Toyoda)
Third Party Recycled Content Verification
Food Packaging (Schneider in Subcommittee)
10:20 am Break (10 min)
Item 5: 10:30 am (15 min): Presentation on California Carpet Collection
Aquafil has been invited to speak about carpet collection
Item 6: 10:45 am (30 min): Presentation on Recommendations for Increasing
Drywall Diversion in California (Amanda Kaminsky, Building Product Ecosystems
Amanda Kaminsky, Building Product Ecosystems LLC, has been
invited to speak about increasing drywall diversion in California.
Item 7: 11:15 am (5 min) Discussion and Response to Previous Public
Committee members may respond
to public comments received at the February 8 meeting or previous meetings
(aggregated in Google Drive Market Development Committee folder).
Committee members may choose what comments read during
Agenda Item #2 they would like to respond to at the next meeting.
Item 8: 11:20 am (25 min) Data Review and Requests
Committee to review data provided by CalRecycle as outlined in draft February
8 meeting notes. Committee also may request additional data and/or information
Requests (date made):
CalRecycle ask Caltrans how many of their
projects could utilize full-depth reclamation (FDR) method (Feb 8)
Asphalt as percentage of California’s disposal
stream (Feb 8)
Brief on CalRecycle tire program – overview of
program and does it have enough funding, what aspects of disposal and end of
life does it cover? How many tires in California are not being captured? How
many tires are still illegally dumped in California, if it is calculated. (Jan
Brief on safety of recycled content – what are the
triggers or policies that CalRecycle uses to determine if they need to get
analysis/help on determining safety of recycled content material (Jan 11)
Any Caltrans contacts that CalRecycle has, will be
inviting them to participate in an upcoming meeting (Jan 11)
Copy of Caltrans response letter to CalRecycle from
October 1996 in regard to asphalt roofing shingles in Aggregate Base – or most
recent correspondence with Caltrans about this (Jan 11)
Recently Provided Requests:
High-level, available information on past
efforts to promote recycling of roofing shingles and any suggestions on how
state agencies can ensure shingles can be utilized in asphalt or other products
Any additional information on CalRecycle reusable
grant proposals that focused on reusable packaging (to help committee identify
Item 9: 11:45 am (10 min) Next Meeting and Agenda Items for Future Meetings
Discussion on future agenda items. The next meeting is
scheduled for 9:30 a.m., March 8, 2021. Tentative schedule for agenda
March 8 - Textiles
March 22 - Diaper and sanitary products
April 12 - Third party recycled content verification
Item 10: 11:55 am (5 min) Meeting Summary and Closing
Closing remarks and summary of goals achieved during the meeting.
For further information about this meeting, please contact Kate Wilkins
at firstname.lastname@example.org, (916) 322-2503, or 801 K Street,
Mailstop 17-01, Sacramento, CA 95814.
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), email@example.com (e-mail).
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