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Zero Waste Commission

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The Commission is responsible for making recommendations on City solid waste policy and goals, including commercial and residential garbage and recycling services, budgets, and other decisions relating to solid waste in the City of Berkeley. In February 2006 the City Council changed the name of the Commission from Solid Waste Management Commission to the Zero Waste Commission and updated its duties to reflect Zero Waste goals.
Regular Meetings:
North Berkeley Senior Center
1901 Hearst Avenue 
Berkeley, CA 94709
4th Monday 7:00 p.m.
Please check the community calendar to verify.

Upcoming Edible Food Recovery and Diversion Subcommittee Meeting:
Allegro Coffee Roasters
1025 Gilman Street 
Berkeley, CA 94710
Sunday, April 9th at 5:30 p.m.
Communications to Berkeley boards, commissions or committees are public record and will become part of the City’s electronic records, which are accessible through the City’s website.  Please note: e-mail addresses, names, addresses, and other contact information are not required, but if included in any communication to a City board, commission or committee, will become part of the public record.  If you do not want your e-mail address or any other contact information to be made public, you may deliver communications via U.S. Postal Service or in person to the secretary of the relevant board, commission or committee.  If you do not want your contact information included in the public record, please do not include that information in your communication.  Please contact the secretary to the relevant board, commission or committee for further information.

The Secretary of the commission is responsible for relaying all communications from the public to the members of the commission.  The Secretary’s contact information is listed below.

Heidi Obermeit
Public Works
(510) 981-6357

Mailing Address:
Zero Waste Commission
Heidi Obermeit, Secretary
City of Berkeley Zero Waste Division
1201 Second Street
Berkeley, CA 94710

Enabling Legislation:
BMC Chapter 3.40 (1972)

For More Information:
Commission Vacancies

Rate Subcommittee Presentation Aug 22, 2011

Ecology Center Recycling Report June 27, 2011

Community Conservation Centers Recycling Report June 27, 2011

Refuse Fund Budget Presentation Oct 24, 2011

 HF&H Rate Study Presentation Sept 23, 2013

HF&H Rate Study Presentation Nov. 12, 2013

City of Berkeley Commercial Franchise Study Feb. 10, 2015

Meeting Agendas & Minutes:
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January 23, 2017 January 23, 2017
February 27, 2017 February 27, 2017
March 27, 2017  
April 24, 2017  

Subcommittee Agenda:

April 9, 2017










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