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.

The Beverly Waste Reduction Committee consists of nine members, each appointed for a term of three years, or until their successors are qualified. The membership shall include persons interested in fostering decreased solid waste and increased solid waste recycling in the City of Beverly. Ex officio, nonvoting members shall include a representative of the City department responsible for solid waste disposal and the Health Director.

Read the full Beverly Waste Reduction Committee ordinance


  • 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
Amy Henderson, ChairMarch 31, 2025
Sandy BurgessMarch 31, 2024
John SwainMarch 31, 2024
Lisa WillwerthMarch 31, 2025
Bonnie DeanMarch 31, 2025
Julia WorkDecember 4, 2026
Barbie PapaliosJanuary 16, 2027



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.

Curbside Food Composting

Citywide Curbside Food Compost enrollment is now open.


Save the Date!- Free Fix It Clinic Saturday, April 20, 2024

The Waste Reduction Committee and the Beverly Public Library are sponsoring a Free Family-Friendly FiXIt CLINIC on Saturday, April 20, 2024 12-3, Sohier Room Main Library. Don't buy new, Fix your broken stuff! FiXit Clinic Flyer