Event

When

11/09/2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Type

The RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts 2022 Fall Forum webinar will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, November 9th from 10:00am to 12:00pm. MassDEP and RecyclingWorks will share updates and resources to help businesses and institutions comply with waste disposal bans on commercial food waste, textiles, and mattresses.

Attendees will hear from Worleybeds and HandUp, Needham Community Council Thrift Store and HELPSY, and Bentley University and SwagCycle about successful programs and best practices to recover textiles and mattresses for reuse and recycling. The Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART) will speak about the association and the bigger picture of the textile recovery marketplace in Massachusetts.

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Agenda

  • Welcome, Housekeeping, Introduction 
  • Waste Disposal Ban Updates & Resources – Commercial food waste, textiles, mattresses 
    • MassDEP 
    • RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts  
  • Waste Disposal Ban Q&A 
  • Mattress and Textile Recovery Presentations 
    • Worleybeds with HandUp 
    • Needham Community Council Thrift Store with HELPSY
    • Bentley University with SwagCycle
    • Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART)
  • Q&A and Wrap Up