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In addition to the public meeting videos listed on this page, CalRecycle provides live web audio broadcasts (and sometimes live video) of all its public meetings.

Future of Electronic Waste Management in California Part 4--October 11, 2017
CalRecycle hosted the fourth workshop to discuss methods of selecting and adding products to different program structures, which could include a fee and payment model or product stewardship model. The agenda and presentations are posted on CalRecycle’s Public Notice website linked above. A recording (MP4 | YouTube. 3:08:20) is available. Informal summary notes from the day’s proceedings.

CalRecycle Packaging Reform Workshop, October 10, 2017
This workshop was a continuation of CalRecycle’s Packaging Reform policy model development process, building upon the policies discussed at the March 22, 2017 Packaging Reform Workshop. Given that there is not a one-size-fits-all policy solution for all packaging, the Department evaluated which mandatory policy models and instruments might be best suited to increasing collection and recovery of specific packaging types. CalRecycle staff presented a background paper to help guide the discussion and solicit stakeholder feedback. MP4 | YouTube) 02:14:02. More Information....

Future of Electronic Waste Management in California Part 2--March 15, 2017
CalRecycle hosted a follow-up meeting to discuss expanding e-waste programs by adding a product category, using printers as an example. The agenda and presentations are posted on CalRecycle’s Public Notice website linked above. A recording of the workshop (MP4 | YouTube. 2:54:19) is also available. Informal summary notes from the day’s proceedings.

Future of Electronic Waste Management in California Part 2--March 15, 2017
CalRecycle hosted a follow-up meeting to discuss expanding e-waste programs by adding a product category, using printers as an example. The agenda and presentations are posted on CalRecycle’s Public Notice website linked above. A recording of the workshop (MP4 | YouTube. 2:54:19) is also available. Informal summary notes from the day’s proceedings.

CalRecycle State of Recycling and State of Disposal Workshop, March 24, 2015
This workshop presented highlights of two CalRecycle reports, State of Recycling in California and State of Disposal in California, that focused on solid waste recycling and disposal in California in 2013 and those materials and activities that count under the statewide 75 percent recycling goal. Microphone issues caused some audio interruptions during the webcast. (WMV, 02:00:46) | Transcript

CalRecycle Packaging Reform Workshop, March 22, 2017
This workshop began CalRecycle’s Packaging Reform policy model development process as approved by Director Smithline at CalRecycle’s September 20, 2016 public meeting. The purpose of this workshop was to generate discussion and gather stakeholder ideas to contribute to the development of a comprehensive statewide policy model to manage packaging materials under a mandatory system. Morning session (MP4 | YouTube) 02:13:22 | Afternoon session (MP4 | YouTube) 02:40:57. More Information...

CalRecycle Workshop on Proposed Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Grant & Loan Program, March 19, 2015
This workshop was to discuss the proposed fiscal year 2015-16 criteria for the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Grant and Loan Programs. The Governor’s 2015-16 Proposed Budget includes $25 million in fiscal year 2015-16 for CalRecycle to administer.

CalRecycle Workshop on Proposed Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Grants and Loans Program, February 6, 2014
This workshop sought input on development of a new grants and loans program proposed in the Governor’s Draft Budget. The budget includes $30 million from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund in Fiscal Year 2014/15 for CalRecycle to provide financial incentives for composting/anaerobic digestion infrastructure and recycling manufacturing facilities that will result in reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Webinar (WMV, 02:40:33) | Workshop Documents

CalRecycle and Air Resources Board (ARB) AB 32 Scoping Plan Workshop, June 18, 2013
This half-day workshop was to seek public input on a Waste Management Sector Plan that discusses activities to achieve the 75 percent recycling goal of AB 341 and informs the AB 32 Scoping Plan update. The workshop is divided into three videos:

Conversion Technology Seminar, October 27, 2008
As part of CalRecycle's Climate Change and Conversion Technology Speaker Series, and in partnership with the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District, James Binder & Susan Higgins, consultants with Alternative Resources Inc. (ARI), offered a presentation titled “Evaluating Conversion Technologies for Municipal Waste Management.” The speakers discussed anaerobic digestion, hydrolysis, gasification, pyrolysis, and how local governments are approaching the evaluation of these technologies. The seminar included discussions of net energy production, emissions, and the economics of Conversion Technologies and the status of United States public initiatives in this area. (WMV, 01:35:00)

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