CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE/ CRRA
San Diego Chapter and Zero Waste San Diego Public Meeting
MEETING NOTICE AND AGENDA
WHEN: Thursday, June 9, 2022 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm.
This meeting will be virtual
Phone call in through Teams:
Call +1 619-343-2539 United States, San Diego (Toll) and enter the meeting ID 591
Welcome and Introductions
Approval, Minutes May 2022
Public Comments and Communication
Regional Planning Issues
Thursday, May 12, from 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Welcome and Introductions
Beryl Flom, Alison Schlick, Derek
Lam, Stephen Mergener, Laura Anthony, Steve Weihe
Approval, Minutes April 2022-no
Chair’s Report (Alison-Zero Waste
Had to correct some issues in the
blue bin with contamination (boba drinks, paper straws, plastic cups)
coordinate with Earth Works next year to increase volunteers/waste talkers at
bins to help limit contamination
City of San Diego
(City Recycling Ordinance) amendments did pass through council and will become
effective 6/8/22. Ordinance is in-line
with SB 1383.
amendments are delayed and additional negotiations with haulers are needed
and commercial outreach is still on-going in underserved areas
door knocks completed. Data on door-open
rates and languages spoken will be available soon.
in conjunction with a Vietnamese interpreter.
This helped to establish trust with residents and business owners.
outreach was done through I Love A Clean San Diego (Spanish, Tagalog). An in-person Vietnamese interpreter was
contracted through Imani Lee.
to community planning groups (50+ throughout City of San Diego) are underway. Recycling Specialists will attend each of
these meetings to present SB 1383 info.
booth events have increased
Love A Clean San Diego, funded by the City of San Diego, is holding a Conscious
on Saturday, 5/21 at 10 AM.
County of San Diego
February/March 2022, several jurisdictions/organizations participated in a
collaborative project to compile a list of commonly used waste, recycling, and
organic waste recycling Spanish terms. This resource has been added to the
County’s social media playbook available here.
County is undertaking a recycling/organics/C&D capacity study that is
anticipated to be presented to the Board of Supervisors in Spring of 2023.
visiting Tier I and II sites for food donation education/assistance
will be implementing C&D site visits soon as well
daily logs and providing outreach and offering educational assistance.
o Staff are conducting outreach and site visits to commercial
and multi-family units focusing on those that do not have organic waste
recycling set up yet.
o Working on new organic waste signage for dumpsters and
creating a draft OOPS tag.
o Used Oil and Filter Recycling Event
§ Saturday, May 14 from 10am-2pm at participating
AutoZone stores in Fallbrook, Lakeside, Ramona, and Spring Valley.
§ Participating AutoZone Stores:
S Mission Rd., Fallbrook
12421 Woodside Ave., Lakeside
370 Pala St., Ramona
9710 Campo Rd., Spring Valley
699 Sweetwater Rd., Spring Valley
of Women Voters
with city council rep working on Peoples Ordinance. The City Council will meet by the end of July
on the ballot will talk about amendments to the municipal code and not the
People’s Ordinance. Sierra Club still
has questions on the proposed ballot measure and has not provided support yet.
discussed the Peoples’ Ordinance and the Miramar Greenery.
Comments and Communication
discussed the possibility of a resource recovery park
5/21 11 AM-3 PM 4741 Mt. Abernathy Ave.
(Old Mission Beach Athletic Club) will be trialing providing reusable cups at
5/21 11 AM-3 PM.
Planning Issues – No Report.
2440, Battery and
Battery-Embedded Product Recycling and Fire Risk Reduction Act of 2022 – Last
amended 4/27/22. In Assembly Appropriations.
1215, Battery and Battery-Embedded Product Recycling and Fire Risk
Reduction Act of 2022 – Amended 4/21/22. In Senate Appropriations.
1256, Waste management: disposable propane cylinders – Passed out of
Senate Judiciary on 4/19.
45, Short-lived climate pollutants:
organic waste reduction goals: local jurisdiction assistance. In Assembly
54, Plastic Pollution Producer
Responsibility Act. In Assembly pending referral.
1690, Tobacco products: single-use
electronic cigarettes. Passed out of Assembly Judiciary on 4/19, now on 3rd
1894, Integrated cannabis vaporizer: packaging, labeling, advertisement,
and marketing. In Assembly Appropriations.
2638, School facilities: drinking
water: water bottle filling stations. In Assembly Appropriations on Consent
2886, Recycling: electric vehicle
lithium-ion batteries – Dead.
1232, Solid waste: products: labeling:
biodegradability. Hearing on 4/18 in Senate Appropriations.