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Pittsfield Green Commission: Discussing Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags

August 15, 2016 @ 5:30 am - 5:00 pm

no-plastic-bagsThe Pittsfield Green Commission will be meeting to discuss the proposed ban on single-use plastic bags introduced by Rinaldo Del Gallo in 2014.  It is hoped that Peter Hoffman of the Lee Recycling Commission and Eric Federer of the Lenox Environmental Committee will be able to attend.  Mr. Hoffman and Mr. Federer will speak about their successful efforts in Lee and Lenox to ban Styrofoam and single-use plastic bags (both have confirmed).  Both the Lee and Lenox bans started with tabled Citizens Petitions for a Warrant Article at a Town Meeting filed by Rinaldo Del Gallo

The meeting will take place in Pittsfield City Hall,  70 Allen Street, Pittsfield, MA at 5:30 PM.


Meeting of August 15, 2016 5:30 P.M.


70 Allen St., Pittsfield City Hall, City Council Chambers


To read more about  the efforts of Mr. Del Gallo regarding the bans on Styrofoam and single-use plastic bags, go to:


Welcome to Berkshire Green





  1. Open Microphone


  1. Review of previous meeting minutes


  1. Plastic Bag Ban Discussion. Peter Hoffman (Lee) and Eric Federer (Lenox) were involved in efforts in their respective towns and have agreed to share their experiences.


  1. Staff Updates:


 Styrofoam Ban update

 Municipal Aggregation

Downing Industrial Solar Installation

Environment MA report


August 15, 2016
5:30 am - 5:00 pm


Pittsfield City Hall
70 Allen Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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