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2020 Webinars

June 4, 2020 - HHW in the time of COVID-19 (Larry Sweetser from Sweetser Associates, Jennifer Volkman from the MN Pollution Control Agency, Richard Lobinske formerly with Leon County, Florida; and Kelby Neal with Clean Earth (Moderated by David Nightingale with Special Waste Associates) 
COVID-19 has brought sweeping changes to all aspects of daily life in the United States and it continues to evolve at a rapid pace. What do these changes mean for HHW operations, collections, processing, and supply chain management? How are city, state, and county programs impacted by projected budget shortfalls? What does customer service and public education look like for environmental health, toxics reduction, and HHW best practices?

Lithium Battery Risk, Management and Transport

June 18, 2020 - Lithium Battery Risk, Management and Transport (Jordan Rivera, PSMHA, U.S. Department of Transportation and Sean Plasse, Call2Recycle)
From collection to transportation. Discussions will include battery industry trends, lithium handling and recycling issues as well as regulatory transportation. Jordan Rivera of US DOT and Sean Plasse of Call2Recycle have years of experience with lithium battery management and will guide you through the process of responsible, safe management.

HHW in the time of COVID-19: Collection Events
June 26, 2020 - HHW in COVID-19 - SOP's, Large & Small with Case Study (Jerry White, Environmental Services Superintendent, Frisco, TX, and Kalliope Chute, Barnstable County, MA, Moderated by Dave Nightengale, Principle at Special Waste Associates)
Featuring case studies from Barnstable County, MA, and City of Frisco, TX, these local program managers will share how they have been able to adapt to the world with COVID and the impacts that they and their customers have experienced.

Community-Based Social Marketing (CBSM) Overview

July 16, 2020 - Community-Based Social Marketing (CBSM) Overview Webinar (Jennifer Tabanico, President of Action Research)
Jennifer will provide a 90-minute presentation by webinar covering the basic principles of community-based social marketing and its relevance to household hazardous waste program participation. This session is designed to provide executives, department heads, board members, program planners, and other key staff and stakeholders with a basic overview of the CBSM approach. The session includes information on why we focus on behavior, a discussion about information-intensive campaigns and why they are ineffective at fostering changes in behavior, an overview of the steps involved in community-based social marketing, and a series of case studies to illustrate the process and demonstrate its efficacy. Contact: https://action3630.com/

*Action Research is located in California and New York. They specialize in changing behavior for the public good by applying marketing and social science research to outreach programs that promote clean, healthy, and sustainable communities.*

HHW in the time of COVID-19: HHW Events and Lessons Learned so Far

August 20, 2020 - HHW in the Time of COVID-19: HHW Events and Lessons Learned so Far (Andy Dawson, Assistant Division Manager, City of Austin–Austin Resource Recovery HHW, Paul Bordelon, Account Manager, CleanHarbors)
We're joined by voices from the City of Austin and CleanHarbors as they share what they have learned in a world that continues to adapt and shift.

Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals 

November 18 at 11:00 AM EST (one-hour session) - Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals (Presenters:  John White and Miranda Rothenberger, Florida Department of Environmental Protection)
This webinar will cover hazardous waste management for pharmaceuticals outlined in the Resource Conservation Recovery Act.  Speakers will cover topics on the Amendment to the P075 Acute Hazardous Waste Listing of Nicotine and Salts, Prohibition on Sewering of Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals, Redefinition of “RCRA Empty”, and Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals by Healthcare Facilities. 

Treated Wood Waste, what now?

December 3 at 10:30 AM PST - Treated Wood Waste, what now? (Presenters: Ken Periera, Supervising Waste Management Specialist, County of Sacramento, and Doug Kobold, Executive Director, California Product Stewardship Council)