California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Plastic Film Cooperative Recycling Initiative

Meeting: May 16, 2006

9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)
CalEPA headquarters building, Conference Room 2110
A toll-free telephone number, (866) 827-6649, pass code 3696358#, is available for a conference call.

Meeting Purpose: To develop more detailed work plans through the ongoing collaborative process to implement programs and projects on a statewide basis to increase the collection and recycling of film plastic.


9:00-9:10 Welcome, Housekeeping, and Introductions:  Christine Flowers/Muhammad Akhtar

Project Summary: Christine Flowers/Muhammad Akhtar


Goals and Objectives (ground rules to improve and expand collection of film in California)


Key Metrics

  1. Ag film
    1. Number of washlines
    2. Processing capacity of the washlines
    3. Tonnage processed
  2. Residential and commercial film
    1. Number of curbside programs
    2. Number of drop off programs (retail & commercial)
    3. Number of MRF’s that currently bale and market film
    4. Tonnage for curbside
    5. Number of recyclers offering pick up of commercial material
  3. Transport stretch wrap
    1. Number of big box stores and warehouses participating
    2. Tonnage collected
    3. Number of MRFs and haulers
  4. Hospital blue wrap
    1. Tonnage collected
    2. Number of hospitals participating
11:00-11:10 Break

Review and approve plan outlines

11:30-11:50 Open Discussion
11:50-12:00 Next meetings: June 6 and June 27, 2006
12:00 Adjourn

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