Public Meeting Notice: October 6, 2021 Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling

Event Information

10/6/2021 9:00AM

10/6/2021 12:00PM

Public Meeting Live Webcast:

Jessica Landesman

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Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling Public Notice and Agenda 

Date: October 6th, 2021 

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

Location: Remote 


Agenda Item 1: 9:00 am (5 min) Call to Order, Roll Call, and Establishment of Quorum 

Formal proceedings to bring Commission to order. 

Agenda Item 2: 9:05 am (5 min) Review and Potential Approval of Meeting Notes 

The Commission will review and potentially approve meeting notes from September 1st, 2021. 

Agenda Item 3: 9:10 am (10 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: 9:2am (10 minutes) Discussion of the Amendments Made to the Charter 

Commissioners will discuss changes made to the Charter to accommodate the Committee of the Whole. 

Agenda Item 5: 9:30 am (10 minutesStatus of Related Legislation and Budget Proposals 

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

Agenda Item 6: 9:40 am (20 minutes) Data Review and Requests 

The Commission may make formal requests for additional data and/or information from CalRecycle. 

Agenda Item 7: 10:00 am (30 minutes) Presentation from Director Machi Wagoner 

CalRecycle’s Director, Rachel Machi Wagoner, will address the Commission. 

Agenda Item 8: 10:30 am (35 minutes) Report Outs from Two-Person Committees 

The following two-person committees will provide updates: 

  1. Waste Prevention: Schneider, Ward  

  1. Report Structure and Editing, Plus HHW, EPR & Other Items: Sanborn, Ward 

  1. Liaison with Oregon Department of Environmental Quality: Toyoda, Lapis 

  1. Construction and Demolition for Market Development Committee: Sanborn, Toyoda  

  1. Carpet and Flooring: Davis, Sanborn 

  1. Organic Materials Renewable Technologies: Skye, Oseguera 

  1. Food Waste Prevention and Rescue, Exports and Precautionary Principle: Skye, Lapis  

  1. Organic materials Infrastructure: PotashnerOseguera 

  1. Bottle Bill issues: Ward, Valle 

  1. Thermoforms: Davis, Sanborn 

  1. Single-use plastics and artificial turf: Schneider, Ward 

  1. Right to repair: Davis, Ward 

  1. Organics contamination: Kalpakoff, Toyoda 

  1. Methane emissions reductions: Cadena, Davis 

Agenda Item 9: 11:05 am (15 minutes) Labeling, Media, and Enforcement Updates and Priorities 

The Commission will discuss policy updates and considerations of addressing enforcement regarding truth in labeling, including consideration of sending letters to specific producers. 

Agenda Item 10: 11:20 am (15 minutes) Organics, Market Development, and Recycling Issues (15 minutes) 

The Commission will discuss outstanding issues and goals in the realm of organics, market development, and recycling. 

Agenda Item 11: 11:35 am (15 minutes) Potential Goal Setting Around a Circular Economy 

The Commission will discuss high-level goals to structure recommendations around the ultimate goal of a circular economy.  

Agenda Item 1211:50 am (5 min) Agenda Items and Discussion of Future Meetings 

Discussion on the Commission’s future meeting schedule and agenda items. 

Agenda Item 13: 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 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