Hazardous Waste Workshop Library

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2023 Hazardous Waste Compliance Workshop Presentation Materials

Updated for Spring Workshops

Workshop Moderator

Rose Pruitt – Inspector, Mooresville Region


8:00 AM Introduction

Presented by Brent Burch – Compliance Branch head, Hazardous Waste Section, NCDEQ

Brent Burch Presentation Slides

Brent Burch Presentation  (3 slides per page for note-taking)

8:30 AM Waste identification Part I

Presented by
Richard Concepción – Western Environmental Chemist

Waste Identification Part I Presentation Slides

Waste Identification Part I (3 slides per page for note-taking)

9:40 AM Waste Identification Part II

Presented by Dan Girdner – Inspector, Winston-Salem Region

Waste Identification Part II Presentation Slides

Waste Identification Part II (3 slides per page for note-taking)

Waste Identification Part II HANDOUT

10:40 PM Waste Minimization

Presented by Wes Hare – Inspector, Wilmington Region

Waste Minimization Presentation Slides

Waste Minimization (3 slides per page for note-taking)

11:05 AM Universal Waste/Used Oil/E-Waste

Presented by Mark Webb – Inspector, Raleigh Region

Universal Waste/Used Oil/E-Waste Presentation Slides

Universal Waste/Used Oil/E-Waste (3 slides per page for note-taking)

11:45 AM Enforcement

Presented by Aram Kim – Inspector, Raleigh Region

Enforcement Presentation Slides  

Enforcement (3 slides per page for note-taking)  

2:15 PM Special Topics/Intro to SAAs and CAAs

Presented by
Andrea Stermer – Inspector, Washington Region
Bobby Nelms – Resident Inspector

Special Topics Presentation Slides 

Special Topics (3 slides per page for note-taking) 

Special Topics Solvent Contaminated Wipes Chart HANDOUT 

Special Topics FAQs about Satellite Accumulation Areas

3:10 PM Intro to Chemist, Soil Sampling Plans, & Closure Guidance

Presented by Autumn Romanski – Eastern Environmental Chemist

Sampling Plan Development Presentation Slides Revised!

Sampling Plan Development (3 slides per page for note-taking) Revised!

3:30 PM Workshop review (Kahoot!)

Presented by Nick Guglielmi – Inspector, Asheville Region

Online game format. No slides.

Presentation Downloads and Recordings

DISCLAIMER: All materials posted on this page are intended for use by those who attend one of the NCMA co-sponsored Online North Carolina Hazardous Waste Compliance Workshops in May, 2023. Any errors in the information found on this page cannot be used as a defense for noncompliance with hazardous waste management rules. Regulated entities are responsible for compliance regardless the information found on this page or interpretation of the meaning of these materials. All information is subject to change and correction prior or subsequent to user access.

Division of Environmental Assistance and Customer Service (DEACS) Handouts

Handout 1 - Overview of NC Department of Environmental Assistance and Customer Services

  • Technical Assistance - Handouts 2, 4, 5 & 6,
  • Recycling and Material Management - Handout 4,
  • Resources and Energy Efficiency - Handout 5,
  • Recognition Programs:  NC Environmental Stewardship Initiative (ESI) - Handout 2
    & NC GreenTravel - Handout 3,
  • Recycling Outreach Programs (Recycle Guys, Recycle Right NC & Recycle More NC), Handout 4 and
  • NCDEQ Regional Office presence, Handout 6

DEACS Overview 

Handout 2 - NC Department of Environmental Quality's Environmental Stewardship Initiative (ESI)

ESI promotes and encourages superior environmental performance in North Carolina. This voluntary program is available at no cost. ESI seeks to reduce the impact on the environment beyond measures required by any permit or rule, producing a better environment, conserving natural resources and resulting in long-term economic benefits. As part of the ESI program, DEACS staff provide technical assistance and advise on strategies to reduce their water and energy usage. ESI members, including businesses and others, are required to institute a performance-based system to achieve their environmental goals

ESI Program Brochure Updated for 2023 

Handout 3 - North Carolina Green Travel Initiative Version 2

The NC GreenTravel program recognizes tourism-oriented businesses for their accomplishments in environmental stewardship, including energy and water conservation, waste reduction, recycling and other practices that help protect the environment.

Green Travel Brochure

Handout 4 - Recycling and Materials Management

The Recycling and Materials Management Section (RMMS) promotes recycling programs and helps expand recycling infrastructure. RMMS works closely with Waste Reduction partners (WRP) to identify and implement waste reduction and recycling efforts by commercial, institutional and industrial generators providing critical material supply to manufacturers, reducing dependence on landfills and saving natural resources.

RMMS Brochure Updated for 2023

Handout 5 - Resource and Energy Efficiency

The Waste Reduction Partners (WRP) team helps organizations (Manufacturers, Businesses, Agriculture, Local governments, K-12 schools & institutions, Non-profits) to improve environmental and energy management through efficiency techniques that save money. The WRP team conducts on-site assessments and provides consulting services to businesses and public facilities throughout North Carolina. Consulting services are confidential and most are provided at no cost to the client. These services are supported through government and utility-sponsored grants

WRP team performs the following onsite assessments

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Water Use Efficiency
  • Soil Waste Reduction Assessments (Zero Waste)
  • Agricultural Plastics Recycling

WRP Brochure Updated for 2023

Handout 6 - NCDEQ Regional Office Presence

Environmental Assistance Coordinators are closer to our customers in the department’s seven regional offices and can provide on-site consultation and coordinated permit reviews for proposed projects. Their primary responsibility is to assist businesses, industries, local governments, other institutions, consultants and residents as they seek to identify, understand and comply with the state’s environmental requirements.

Environmental Assistance Coordinators Regional Directory Updated for 2023