MassDEP Reduce & Reuse (R&R) Working Group Meeting



1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Type

At this meeting, MassDEP will share updates on implementation of the Reduce and Reuse Action Plan and attendees will hear from a special guest speaker:

Emily Barker, executive director of Reuse Minnesota will share the groundbreaking work this 10-year-old nonprofit is doing to support and grow the reuse economy. 

Can Massachusetts replicate this model? What lessons can we take from Reuse Minnesota’s work? Join us to listen and talk about the possibilities. 

Other agenda items:

  • Reusable take-out containers at food service establishments:  Update on a new initiative with Mass Dept of Public Health, local health agents and food service businesses. 
  • Beyond the Bin:  we’ll tour this revamped searchable directory to help residents donate reusable and recyclable items.  (You can help us crowdsource listings and grow this resource). 
  • Deconstruction working group update
  • Prioritizing next steps:  outreach and education; furniture and household goods; other

Please register here if you wish to participate.