Public Meeting Notice: December 1, 2021 Statewide Commission on Recycling Markets and Curbside Recycling

Event Information

12/1/2021 9:00AM

12/1/2021 12:00PM

Public Meeting Live Webcast

Laura Moreno

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

Date: December 1, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Remote

Webcast: Public Meeting Live Webcasts

Public Comment Portal


Agenda Item 1: 9:00 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: 9:05 am (10 minutes) Review and Potential Approval of Meeting Notes

The Commission will review and potentially approve meeting notes from the November 17, 2021 Commission meeting.

Agenda Item 3: 9:15 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: 9:25 am (20 minutes) Discussion with CalRecycle on Education & Outreach

The Commission will discuss education and outreach by CalRecycle and the education and outreach portion of the Federal Recycling Policy.

Agenda Item 5: 9:45 am (1 hour, 50 minutes) Report Outs from All Two-Person Committees

The following two-person committees will provide new and updated policy proposals for discussion and approval (the policies may not be taken up in this order):

Market Development:

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

2.    Thermoforms: Davis, Sanborn


3.    Renewable & Recyclable Technologies: Skye, Oseguera

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

5.    Organics contamination: Kalpakoff, Toyoda

6.    Organics infrastructure development & procurement: Kalpakoff, Oseguera

Labeling and Media:

7.    Contamination, labeling, and outreach: Dell, Valle

Waste Reduction, Recycling, and Other:

8.    Waste Prevention & Artificial Turf: Schneider, Ward

9.    Bottle Bill issues: Ward, Valle

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

11. Carpet and Flooring: Davis, Sanborn

12. Single-use plastics: Schneider, Ward

13. Right to repair: Davis, Ward

14. Methane emissions reductions: Cadena, Davis

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

16. Glass Recycling: Davis, Donlevy

Agenda Item 6: 11:35 am (10 minutes) Next Meeting and Agenda Items for Future Meetings

The Commission will discuss future agenda items.

Agenda Item 7: 11:45 am (10 minutes) Data Review and Requests

The Commission may request additional data and/or information from CalRecycle.

Agenda Item 8: 11:55 am (5 minutes) Meeting Summary and Closing

Closing remarks and summary of goals achieved during the meeting.


For further information about this meeting, please contact Laura Moreno at, (916) 323-5355, 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 Laura Moreno at (916) 323-5355 (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