HW Workshop Library Fall 2020

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2020 Hazardous Waste Compliance Workshop Presentation Materials

Updated for Fall Workshops • October 29 and November 5, 2020



Presentation Downloads and Recordings

DISCLAIMER: All materials posted on this page are intended for use by those who attended one of the NCMA co-sponsored Online North Carolina Hazardous Waste Compliance Workshops in 2020. 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.


8:00 AM Introduction

Brent Burch – Compliance Branch Head, Hazardous Waste Section, NCDEQ
Brent Burch
Compliance Branch Head, Hazardous Waste Section, NCDEQ


8:15 AM New and Proposed Rules

Heather Goldman – Eastern Regional Compliance Supervisor
Heather Goldman
Eastern Regional Compliance Supervisor

Jenny Patterson – Environmental Program Consultant Supervisor
Jenny Patterson
Environmental Program Consultant









4:00 PM Intro to Chemist & Sampling Plan Development

Autumn Romanski – Eastern Environmental Chemist
Autumn Romanski
Eastern Environmental Chemist


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

The Fall Hazardous Waste Compliance Workshop in Two Locations for 2021
(pending pandemic)

Registration opens September 2020

October 28, 2021


November 4, 2021

The Speedway Club • Charlotte Motor Speedway
5555 Concord Parkway South
Concord, North Carolina 28027

The Spring Hazardous Waste Compliance Workshop is offered at four locations in May 2022

(pending pandemic)

Coastline Convention Center • Wilmington, NC

McKimmon Center • Raleigh, NC

Greensboro Coliseum Complex • Greensboro, NC

Holiday Inn – Biltmore West • Asheville, NC