Waste Training News

  • Hazardous Waste – March 2017 Safety Meeting

    Every year, 3.36 billion pounds of toxic waste is disposed of or released into the environment. It is important your company has a waste management plan to ensure workers have access to information on proper disposal procedures. Hazardous Waste, the March 2017 safety meeting topic, will give you, your company, and its employees valuable information regarding hazardous waste. ...


    By PEC Safety

  • Training Course for performing BMP tests

    By joining our 2-day technical training on BMP tests, and increasingly recognized tools for selecting and pricing biomass material for production of biogas, the participants of the course had the opportunity to gain profound knowledge on: Recommendations concerning the parameters that strongly influence the outcome of BMP tests (i.e. inoculum characteristics, substrate preparation, experimental ...


    By Bioprocess Control AB

  • The HAZWOPER Training

     Certain industries are more at risk for being exposed to harmful substances than others. Employees who are regularly exposed or have the potential to be exposed to hazardous substances and wastes will benefit greatly from completing the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard or HAZWOPER training. Particularly, this includes those who are engaged in operations involving ...


    By The Asbestos Institute, Inc

  • New References & Fractions Promise a Robotic Future!

    In the beginning of the year we declared 2016 the year of robotic sorting. As we’re approaching the final straight, we're happy to share with you the latest advancements. NEW REFERENCES - The installations at Shitara in Japan and Veolia in France are soon up and running, while our first projects in Sweden and Australia are about to take off. Next year we will strengthen our global presence ...


    By ZenRobotics Ltd.

  • EREF and SWANA to Collaborate on Research, Education and Awareness

    The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that outlines the intent to conduct various collaborative efforts, including: data aggregation and similar applied research efforts of mutual interest, joint fundraising activities to fund research efforts, increased collaboration ...

  • TargetSolutions’ Advanced HAZWOPER Awareness Training Series Explains Perils of Hazardous Materials

    Even with the best prevention methods in place, incidents involving hazardous materials are bound to happen. Understanding the nature of hazardous materials – and how to respond to various types of incidents – will help you quickly manage a dangerous situation and minimize damage. TargetSolutions’ Advanced HAZWOPER Awareness is a ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • National Recycling Coalition Awards Scholarships

    The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) today announced the award to four outstanding New Orleans-area college students with scholarships towards their higher education expenses in the sustainability field. The Murray J. Fox Scholarship Fund was created in 1994, when Murray Fox, a long-time supporter and member of the NRC, started a fund to provide scholarships to college students interested in ...

  • DOT training for CESQG Hazardous Waste Generators

    CESQG hazardous waste generators generate very low quantities of hazardous waste and ship them very infrequently. They typically hire qualified waste disposal companies to transport and dispose of these materials. The requirements for the management and disposal of hazardous waste can be found at 40CFR 260-262. The transportation of the materials is regulated by DOT under 49 CFR 170-180. ...

  • WASTECON 2016 is coming!

    The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) hosts the only national conference for solid waste professionals by solid waste professionals. This August, that conference – WASTECON® – is coming to Indianapolis! WASTECON offers opportunities to see what’s new in collection, processing, marketing, and ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • Riverside welcomes new service manager

    Heading up Riverside’s after sales division, Barry is now the main point of contact for existing waste baler customers. He is responsible for proactively scheduling routine machine inspections and servicing, coordinating maintenance enquiries, organising operator training, processing orders of waste baler consumables and dealing with ad hoc repair queries. The appointment marks the latest ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • A Unique Training Opportunity - Trinity Consultants

    Trinity Consultants, the nationwide leader in environmental regulations and compliance training, is presenting valuable environmental training “boot camps” in May, June, and September of this year. This boot camp comprises three classroom training courses with Continuing Education Units (CEU) available for each.  Participants can attend in either Boston, Massachusetts in May, ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • GPT Waste partners with Landmarc to manage waste streams

    GPT Waste has been appointed by Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc) in a long-term contract to manage waste streams arising from around 120 sites across the nationwide Defence training estate, and to share its objectives of achieving the best possible environmental outcomes and most efficient delivery of service. Landmarc works in partnership with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Powercon Corp. settles hazardous waste violations at Severn, Md. facility

    Powercon Corporation has agreed to pay a $40,000 penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations at its manufacturing facility in Severn, Md., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. As part of the settlement, Powercon has also implemented a recycling project that will significantly reduce its hazardous waste. The settlement addresses compliance with ...

  • DOE Awards Contract for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Licensed Facilities

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to Spectra Tech, Inc. for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Licensed Facilities procurement. The NRC Licensed Facilities contract is for managing Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) storage facilities and licenses under NRC regulations. The scope includes the management and operation of the Fort Saint Vrain (FSV) Independent ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EPA Inspections Reveal Hazardous Waste Violations at University of Missouri-Kansas City Campus

    EPA Region 7 compliance evaluation inspections of the University of Missouri-Kansas City's (UMKC) Volker Campus and Dental School in Kansas City, Mo., revealed violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) related to the storage and handling of hazardous waste. In a settlement filed recently by EPA in Lenexa, Kan., the university will pay a $32,679 civil penalty to the United ...

  • MagneGas Selected for Firefighter Steel Structural Collapse Training, Multiple Cities to Participate

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), the developer of a technology that converts liquid waste into MagneGas® fuel, announced today that MagneGas® has been selected for use in Fire & Rescue Steel Structural Collapse Training to occur this week in Clearwater, Florida. The training is expected to be attended by Firefighter and Special Operations Teams from ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • U.S. EPA settlement prompts firm to develop hazardous waste training program for metal finishing industry

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached a settlement with Lynx Enterprises, a metal finishing firm in Tracy, Calif., for its failure to comply with federal hazardous waste management regulations. The company agreed to pay a total of $28,750 in civil penalty and spend an additional $108,000 to develop hazardous waste training materials. In October 2010, an EPA inspection discovered that ...

  • Pump School training held for Northwest Clear Waste Association

    Northwest Clear Waste Association held a WEF-affiliated training this week. Dave Young, NW Regional Manager and Ron Aceto, Municipal Market manager presented on proper installation and troubleshooting to participants. Lyle Wiese, Quality Manager, did a hands on demonstration of pump assembly and seal replacement for attendees as well. If you’re ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • Owner, operator of Boonsboro, Md. industrial shop settle with EPA to resolve hazardous waste violations

    In a consent agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the owner and operator of the Central Precision, Inc. sheet metal and machine shop in Boonsboro, Md. will pay a $100,000 penalty and take immediate corrective actions to address alleged violations of federal and state hazardous waste regulations. EPA cited facility operator Central Precision, Inc. (CPI) and owner LAMM Holdings, ...

  • EPA awards nearly $200,000 to Fresno, Calif., for environmental job training

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a $192,300 environmental workforce development grant to the Fresno Area Workforce Investment Corporation. Fresno will use the federal grant to train 70 students and place at least 60 graduates in local environmental jobs including recycling and solid waste management, hazardous waste cleanup, wastewater treatment, and environmentally safe ...

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