September Minutes

Brentford Recycling Action Group
Minutes of Meeting held in the Directors’ Meeting Room,
Brentford Dock
on Tuesday 3 September 2013

Attending: Patti Horsnell, Hugh Picton, Rukmini West, Douglas Benford, Virginia Fassnidge, Catharine Browne, Wendy Mackenzie, Eleanor Stewart, Vimla Dasi

No

Topics

Action

1

Minutes of last meeting agreed.

2

Apologies for Absence: Michelle Aspinall-Baker, Kath Richardson, Paul Richens, Samantha Langton  (Brentford Dock Management), Andrew Dakers,  Cindy Gardener, LBH,

3

Eleanor Stewart is continuing to prepare her dissertation about local recycling groups and their effects and has started interviewing Committee Members. ALL

4

Noticeboard: we must plan another theme.  Suggestions will be gratefully received! ALL

5

Cotton Bag Project: Wendy produced a finished design which prompted a lively discussion!  We agreed on the font and colour and can now liaise with Supreme Creations to confirm the order and delivery which Hugh has very kindly agreed to do.

6

BRENTFORD FESTIVAL: was held on Sunday, 1st September, in Blondin Park. It was a very good day! The weather was good and the whole festival was very well organised.  We talked to quite a few residents, both from Hounslow and Ealing. Paul talked to a lot of people about worms!  Thank to him for bringing his wormery and arranging the transport etc. Thanks and congratulations to be sent to Linda Massey! ALL PH

7

AGM 2013: We discussed this and suggested two dates, Tuesday 12th and 19th November.  We would like to be sure it doesn’t coincide with St Faith’s Christmas Fair or an important football match.  Kath, will you let us know?

In addition, can anyone suggest who might be a suitable Speaker?

KR        ALL

8

BRENTFORD MARKET: This continues to be held in Market Place every Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. with great success. We plan to take a stall there again in the not too distant future. ALL

9

No plastic bags initiative – Olivers of Kew Village. Douglas has agreed to find their views of their scheme not to use plastic bags in their shops and let us know.

 

DB

NEXT MEETING Tuesday 1st October 2013

to start at 7pm in the Directors’ Meeting Room, Brentford Dock

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