Upcoming CCSMM Working Group Meetings
Extended Producer Responsibility Working Group
August 31, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Agenda: Chemical recycling, including what it is and how it links with EPR.
Dr. Benjamin Elling, Chemistry Professor, Wesleyan University
Anja Brandon, PhD, U.S. Plastics Policy Analyst, Oceans Conservancy
Matt Knickerbocker, First Selectman, Bethel
Diana McCarthy-Bercury, Sustainability and Compliance Manager, Branford
Staff support: James Albis and Tom Metzner
Increase Reuse and Recycling (IRR) Working Group
October 4, 2022
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Topic: Recycling Enforcement, speakers TBA
Denise Raap, First Selectman, Town of Litchfield
Ben Florsheim, Mayor, City of Middletown
Staff support: Sherill Baldwin, Luciana Granstrand and Emma MacDonald
IRR WG Poll & Survey Results
Thanks to everyone who responded to the poll and the survey to share your priority topics for the Increase Reuse and Recycling Working Group.
The co-chairs have decided to honor the top three priorities (Enforcement, Zero Waste Communities and School Cafeteria Waste) for the future meeting topics, as well as considering a fourth.