NAHMMA Webinar Series

Exclusive NAHMMA webinars help you expand your knowledge and gain new insights on topics and issues relevant to our hazardous materials management industry. NAHMMA webinars are a great opportunity to learn from industry experts and get your questions answered in real time.

Webinars are held on the third 
Thursday of each month, 2-3 pm EST/EDT, 1-2 pm EST/EDT, 12-1pm MST/MDT and 11 am - 12 pm PST/PDT.

Upcoming Webinars 


  • Six Most Forgotten Features at HHW Collection Facilities - What they would do better if they could build it again on April 18, 2019
    This webinar is being diven by David Nightingale of Special Waste Associates. He is one of the most experienced Household Hazardous Waste Collection System designers and analusts in North America. He has assisted with dozens of HHW collection programs across the US in planning and improving their HHW collection system since the late 1980s. He is a former NAHMMA Board member, a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, and teaches the 24-hour HHW OSHA HAZWOPER course for NAHMMA and SWANA.

  • ReFuel Your Fun & $ave Campaign on March 21, 2019

    By Heidi Sanborn
    Single-use 1 lb. propane cylinders are wasteful and expensive, costing parks and governments hundreds of thousands of dollars each year to properly manage. Learn how to implement the ReFuel Your Fun & $ave Campaign in your jurisdiction to expand the use of reusable 1 lb. propane cylinders, promote them to the public, and establish collection infrastructure for all cylinders, to save money, hassle, and the environment.

  • Beyond Compliance: Businesses preventing waste through P2 internships on Jan. 17, 2019
    Presented by Lisa Cox, Oregon DEQ and Danielle Roseland, Iowa DNR. Showcasing pollution prevention intern programs from across the nation and the results that have produced measurable reductions from summer intern research projects.


Past Webinars 


  • Resources for NAHMMA Members and Chapter Leaders on Dec. 20, 2018
    Presented by Richard Lobinske and Stephanie Noren. Resources that NAHMMA offers members and leaders to learn and grow within their career.

  • Beyond Education: Using Social Science to Drive Behavior Change on Nov. 15, 2018
    Presented by Jennifer Tabanico. Using evidence based social science to guide your outreach and change behavior.

  • Avoiding Hidden Hazards in Single-Use Food Service Ware on Oct. 18, 2018
    Presented by Sue Chiang. Making smart choices to avoid harmful chemicals in commonly used single-use food service items like clamshells, bowls, plates and trays.

  • Will China Ban Effect CRT Management?
    August 16, 2018 - Jeff Gloyd

  • EPA’s new electronic manifest is here! Now what do I do?
    July 19, 2018 Larry Sweetser.

  • Smarter Sorting to Improve Compliance, Promote Reuse, & Reduce Costs!
    June 21, 2018 Smarter Sorting

  • HHW Emergency Response and FEMA Compliance
    May 17, 2018 — Jack Ranney


  • Sorting Fact from Hype in Science News
    January 19, 2017 — Richard Lobinske
  • Reblended Paint Program at Leon County
    March 16, 2017 - Richard Lobinske

  • Problem and Emerging Wastes – Ammunition Disposal
    April 20, 2017 - Julie Mitchell

  • Lowering the Costs of Latex Paint by Sorting and Bulking Materials Differently
    May 18, 2017 - Smarter Sorting

  • "So you want to do a NAHMMA webinar?"
    June 15, 2017 - Richard Lobinske

  • Professional Development, Certification, and You 
    October 19, 2017 - Morgan Hyson

  • HHW/CESQG Facility Design & Construction: Lessons Learned from Lincoln 
    November 16, 2017 - Dan King

  • Increasing HHW Participation with Strategic Social Marketing 
    December 14, 2017 - Amy Cabaniss, Ph.D



  • Getting the Most From Your NAHMMA Membership & Marketing You HHW Program
    November 17, 2016
     — Brianna Home 

  • HHW Through the Looking Glass
    October 20, 2016
      Dan King

  • Handling Radioactive Waste in HHW and Trash 
    September 15, 2016
      Jim Quinn

  • Household Hazardous Waste and Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator Program
    August 18, 2016
      Jack Ranney 

  • Implementing a Universal Waste Program for government operations. An examination of the Universal Waste program at Travis County: the strengths and weaknesses.
    July 28, 2016
      Shaun Auckland 

  • Better Strategies for sustainable e-waste management
    June 16, 2016

  • Bulking, Loose Packing and Lab Packing for HHW Programs
    May 19, 2016 

  • Mercury Thermostats: Taking Advantage of Product Stewardship Groups
  • April 21, 2016 
  • Paint Collection, Paint to Paint Recycling, and Other Uses for Collected Paint
    March 17, 2016 

  • Getting the Best Bang Out of Your Advertising and Public Education Bucks
  • February 18, 2016 

  • Strategic Planning for Household Hazardous Waste Programs: New Programs, Program Expansions, Permanent Facilities, and Developing RFP's
    January 21, 2016 


  • Pesticides in Household HazardousWaste Programs
    March 2015

  •  Golf Course Inspections
    March 2015

  • The Three Paradigms of Household Hazardous Waste Management
    July 2015 


  • Designing and Delivering More Engaging Presentations and Trainings
    April 2013

  • Pharmaceutical Policy Update: California
    June 2013

  • Policy Update: Safe Chemical Act 
    July 2013

  • Making a CESQG Program from Scratch
    August 2013 


  • What is Zero Waste and how does it apply to HHW?|
    February 2012 

  • Paint it Green! Sustainability for HHW Programs
    March 2012 

  • Chemicals of Concern: Inhalation and Contact Toxics
    April 2012

  • The Beautiful Truth: Chemical Policy Reform and Cosmetics Industry 
    16 May 2012

  • Hazardous Materials Management Following a Natural Disaster
    June 2012

  • Nanotechnology Research at NIOSH: Supporting Safe Development of the Business
    July 2012


  • Highly Reactive and Unstable Chemicals
    February 2011
  • Hazardous Chemicals Part Two: Unique and Scary Characteristics
    March 2011 

  •  Handling "High Hazard" Wastes: Explosives, Gas Cylinders, Radioactive Wasters, Asbestos
    April  2011

  • Paint Product Stewardship: How it happened, where it's headed, and what it means for your program
    May  2011

  • A Proposed Effectiveness Criterion for HHW Collection Programs
    June  2011 

  • Pharmaceutical Take-Back Strategies: designing successful programs and building momentum toward
    product stewardship solutions

    July  2011 

  • Managing Electronic Waste Through HHW Programs
    August 2011

  • Post Disaster Hazardous Waste
    September 2011 

  • HHW Collection Facility Ventilation: Requirements, Best Practice Examples, and Performance Monitoring with Simple Tools
    October 2011

  • Under-Inspected Hazardous Waste Generators - Part One: Artists
    November 2011 

  • Under-Inspected Hazardous Waste Generators - Part Two: Schools
    December 2011


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