Documents provided by NCDEQ
2020 Hazardous Waste Compliance Workshop Presentation Materials
Updated for the Spring Workshops • May 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 May 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 here 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
Compliance Branch Head, Hazardous Waste Section, NCDEQ
8:15 AM New and Proposed Rules
9:10 AM Waste identification Part I
10:15 AM Waste Identification Part II
12:50 PM Waste Minimization
1:30 PM Universal Waste/Used Oil/E-Waste
3:20 PM Inspection - Walkthrough
4:00 PM Intro to Chemist & Sampling Plan Development
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, RE3 & Recycle More NC), Handout 4 and
- NCDEQ Regional Office presence, Handout 6
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
DOWNLOAD HERE Revised in 2020!
Handout 3 - North Carolina Green Travel Brochure 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.
Handout 4 - Recycling and Materials Management
The Recycling and Materials Management Section (RAMMS) promotes recycling programs and helps expand recycling infrastructure. RAMMS 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.
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
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.
DOWNLOAD HERE Revised in 2020!