Beverly Waste Reduction Committee

The Beverly Waste Reduction Committee acts in an advisory and consulting capacity to the Mayor, City Council, and other interested City departments, boards, committees or commissions and to the citizens of the City, relative to any and all matters concerning solid waste management to identify ways of increasing recycling and waste reduction and serve as a resource for the general education of the public with respect to matters concerning solid waste management, solid waste reduction, and recycling.


  • Meets as scheduled
  • City Hall
    191 Cabot Street

    Beverly, MA 01915

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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MemberTerm Expires
Sue Higgins, ChairMarch 31, 2023
Sandy BurgessMarch 31, 2024
Nancy DillonMarch 31, 2023
Joyce HermanMarch 31, 2023
Toni MusanteMarch 31, 2022
John SwainMarch 31, 2024
Lisa WillwerthMarch 31, 2022


The Beverly Waste Reduction Committee is a resource for Beverly as we work to Reduce our Waste through Recycling, Composting, and Education. We are volunteers who meet the first Thursday of each month at City Hall. Please visit us on Facebook.

Free Styrofoam Recycling Event

Saturday, June 11, 2022

FREE EVENT! OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF SALEM AND BEVERLY Hold on to your Styrofoam! While Styrofoam cannot be recycled curbside, Save That Stuff will be collecting it at this drop-off event. Styrofoam will be densified at their recycling facility and delivered to secondary markets for recycling. PLEASE ONLY BRING RIGID, WHITE EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE (STYROFOAM).
Sorry, no packaging peanuts or food service containers such as meat trays, clamshells, or Styrofoam cups can be accepted.
Click here for the Styrofoam Recycling Event Flyer (PDF)               

               CAN'T MAKE THE EVENT? We're offering a drop-off option at Beverly Public Library's Barnet  Gallery (lower-level) on Thursday + Friday (June 9 + 10), in                       advance of the June 11 event.  

Curbside Food Composting

Citywide Curbside Food Compost enrollment is now open.