2nd Monday of every month (Except for April 22 & November 18 meetings)
Old Lyme Memorial Town Hall - Mezzanine Conference Room
52 Lyme Street Old Lyme, CT 06371
The charge of the Solid Waste & Recycling Committee is to provide the Board of Selectmen with policy recommendations in regards to Solid Waste and Recycling for the community. At a minimum this will include:
Review annually, and update as needed, the Solid Waste Ordinance, Chapter 139 of the Town of Old Lyme Ordinance Can link
Investigate other means of waste management/waste reduction
Review any current contract for waste removal in order to be prepared with recommendations for the expiration of the current contract
Work with the current trash/recycling provider to collect data on waste and recycling amounts, fluctuations, collection schedules, and challenges
Review data annually and issue report to BOS and BOF
Work with regional efforts on Hazardous Waste Collection, and other regional waste/recycling opportunities
Develop and disseminate information for residents to encourage recycling and educate them on regulations
Provide information and educational forums with the view to improving waste management understanding/procedures and policies.
Recommendations for monitoring misuse of collection receptacles and enforcement policies
Review policy/system at transfer station on Four Mile River Rd., with Public Works Superintendent and Manager of Transfer Station, as needed
Submit annual budget request to Board of Selectmen
The committee must meet all FOI requirements with respect to the posting of agendas and minutes. This charge may be amended as necessary by the Board of Selectmen.
"WHEN IN DOUBT, THROW IT OUT!" Recycling works, but only if you do it right every time.