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Pittsfield Green Commission: Discussing Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags
August 15, 2016 @ 5:30 am - 5:00 pm
The 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:
AGENDA FOR GREEN COMMISSION
- Open Microphone
- Review of previous meeting minutes
- 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.
- Staff Updates:
Styrofoam Ban update
Downing Industrial Solar Installation
Environment MA report