Public Meeting Notice: September 15, 2021 - Committee of the Whole of the Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling

Event Information

9/15/2021 8:00AM

9/15/2021 12:30PM

Public Meeting Live Webcast:

Jessica Landesman

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Committee of the Whole of the Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling Public Notice and Agenda

Date: September 15, 2021

Time: 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: Remote

Webcast: Public Meeting Live Webcasts

Public Comment Portal


Agenda Item 1: 8:00 am (5 minutes) Call to Order, Roll Call, and Establishment of Quorum

Formal proceedings to bring the Committee of the Whole to order. 

Agenda Item 2: 8:05 am (10 minutes) Review and Potential Approval of Meeting Notes

The Committee of the whole will review and potentially approve meeting notes from:

·       the Market Development Committee meeting on May 10, 2021;

·       the Recycling Committee meeting on June 25, 2021;

·       and the Organics Committee meeting on June 1, 2021.

Agenda Item 3: 8:15 am (10 minutes) Public Comment Review - Items Not on the Agenda

At this time, any member of the public may address the Committee of the Whole 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 of the Whole. 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: 8:25 am (15 minutes) Discussion and Decision on Committee of the Whole Organization and Structure

The Commissioners will discuss the dissolution of the Commission’s Committees except for the Committee of the Whole and meetings moving forward.  CalRecycle can share thoughts on Bagley-Keene and other rules related to the new operations.

Agenda Item 5: 8:40 (15 mins) Discussion of the Status of Related Legislation and Budget Proposals

The Committee of the Whole will view where proposals in budgets and legislation that related to the Commission work are in the process.

Agenda Item 6: 8:55 am (1 hour 5 minutes) Outstanding Market Development and Recycling Issues & Priorities for Upcoming Year

Outstanding topics include:

1.     Carpet Stewardship and Flooring proposal (Sanborn and Davis)

2.     Glass Containers proposal (Davis)

3.     Gypsum Recycling proposal (Toyoda and Sanborn)

4.     Funding for buy back centers

5.     Thermoforms

6.     Aerosols

7.     How to address single-use plastics

8.     Other

Break 10:00 am (30 minutes)

Agenda Item 7: 10:30 am (1 hour 15 minutes) Outstanding Organics Issues & Priorities for Upcoming Year

The Committee of the Whole will discuss ideas on goals and prioritizing issues for organics policy development for the upcoming year, including procurement standards and implementation of SB 1383.

Agenda Item 8: 11:45 am (25 minutes) Labeling, Media, and Enforcement Updates and Priorities

The Committee of the Whole will discuss policy updates and considerations of addressing enforcement regarding truth in labeling.

Agenda Item 9: 12:10 pm (10 minutes) Data Review and Requests

The Committee of the Whole may request additional data and/or information from CalRecycle.

Agenda Item 10: 12:20 pm (5 minutes) Next Meeting and Agenda Items for Future Meetings

Discuss future agenda items. The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Agenda Item 11: 12:25 pm (5 minutes) Meeting Summary and Closing

Closing remarks and summary of goals achieved during the meeting.


For further information about this meeting, please contact Jessica Landesman at, (916) 324-1224, 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 Jessica Landesman at (916) 324-1224 (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