Queens Borough President Donovan Richards is accepting applications from civic-minded individuals across Queens to serve on the Queens Solid Waste Advisory Board — a diverse group of residents and industry representatives tasked with advising the Queens Borough President on a wide array of issues including, but not limited to waste, recycling, resiliency and environmental equity.

The deadline for prospective applicants to submit an application is Friday, February 26, 2021. Applicants can apply either as an individual or as a representative of an organization or business entity.

Appointments to the Queens Solid Waste Advisory Board — which will meet monthly and must consist of no fewer than 20 unsalaried members — are made by the Queens Borough President pursuant to New York City Administrative Code.

Members representing community boards, recycling industries, carting industries, environmental organizations, government agencies, labor organizations, business organizations, property owners, tenant organizations and members of the general public are appointed to terms of two years and are eligible for reappointment at the conclusion of their term.