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RCRA HazWaste Management Workshop - Scottsdale, AZ



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NOTE: We will cover the new RCRA Subtitle C "Definition of Solid Waste" rule release January 13, 2015 by the U.S. EPA which is now enforcable. In addition we will cover other updates to current regulations that have come out in late 2016 under the Obama Administration and how those regulations will impact you under the Trump Administration. We will also explore insights into the future of the RCRA program over the next 4 years or more.


Training Overview:

Join us in beautiful Scottsdale, AZ for the RCRA HazWaste Management Workshop! This unique class is nestled right in beautiful Old Town Scottsdale. For when the coyotes and cactuses just aren’t enough Scottsdale hosts a thriving art community, shopping, nightlife, one of a kind restaurants, culture and more. You won't want to miss this training! Article: Why You Should Visit Scottsdale!


RCRA regulations can be confusing and staying in compliance is a full-time job. This comprehensive RCRA course will bring you up to speed on the major RCRA federal and state regulatory issues and how to put the information you have learned into action at your facility. The RCRA HazWaste Management Workshop is designed for new and advanced environmental professionals and those that just need a good refresher.

From day 1 we will walk you through the requirements that apply at generation, accumulation, storage, transportation, and disposal. We will teach you compliance strategies and how to avoid costly mistakes while providing in-depth discussions and group exercises designed to guide you through RCRA interpretations, regulations and guidelines. Throughout this course you will gain a working familiarity and understanding of hazardous waste accumulation, waste disposal, hazardous waste facility requirements violations that could occur at your facility.


You will learn how to navigate through these CFRs and how to apply the regulations to your facility. You will receive a comprehensive, indexed and well organized set of powerpoints from the presentation that address both the basic and advanced concerns you may have, with references to key preambles, RCRA Online guidance and other key EPA documents. In addition, this seminar is a wonderful chance to meet and converse with other environmental professionals in your industry. Bring your family and make a vacation out of it!


Course Topics:

  • •   History of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • •   Determining when something becomes a regulated Waste
  • •   Hazardous Waste Identification and Waste Classification
  • •   Recycling Hazardous Waste and Secondary Materials
  • •   Managing Used Oil
  • •   Hazardous Waste Generator Requirements
  • •   Treating Hazardous Waste and Other Permitting Issues
  • •   Manifesting and Shipping Hazardous Wastes
  • •   The Land Disposal Restrictions (LDRs) with emphasis on the paperwork requirements applicable to virtually all hazardous waste generators.
  • •   Preparation and Planning to Avoid Accidental Releases
  • •   Reporting Releases of Hazardous Waste/Substances
  • •   Recordkeeping Requirements for Hazardous Waste
  • •   Practical Considerations for Managing Hazardous Waste
  • •   Selecting and Managing Your Waste Vendors, including Due Diligence

Who Should Attend:


•   Facility Managers and Inspectors
•   Environmental and Safety Managers and Directors
•   Environmental, Health and Safety Personnel
•   Environmental Specialist, Planners and Coordinators
•   Environmental Engineers
•   Environmental Attorneys
•   Regulatory Affairs Managers
•   Environmental Project and Program Managers
•   Environmental Consultants and Environmental Sales Managers
•   Corporate Attorneys, Management and Executive Staff
•   Anyone responsible for environmental activities at their organization

Approved Continuing Education:

•   State Bar of Louisiana - MCLE
•   State Bar of Texas - MCL
•   The Institute of Hazardous Materials Managers (IHMM)
American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)
National Environmental Safety and Health Training Association (NESHTA)
Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)
And many more...

RCRA HazWaste Compliance Workshop Agenda:


Day 1, Speaker: Rolf R. von Oppenfeld
8:00AM-10:00AM - The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act: An Overview
10:00AM-10:15AM - Break
10:15AM-11:00AM - The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Overview (Continued)
11:00AM-12:00PM - Hazardous Waste Identification
12:00PM-1:00PM - Lunch on your own or with colleagues
1:00PM-2:00PM - Hazardous Waste Identification (Continued)
2:00PM-2:15PM - Break
2:30PM-4:30PM - Recycling Hazardous Waste and Secondary Materials
4:30PM-5:00PM - Q&A; Day 1 Ends

Day 2, Speaker: Rolf R. von Oppenfeld
8:00AM-10:00AM - Hazardous Waste Generator Requirements
10:00AM-10:15AM - Break
10:15AM-12:00PM - Hazardous Waste Generator Requirements (Continued)
12:00PM-1:00PM - Lunch on your own or with colleagues
1:00PM-2:00PM - How to Manage Certain Common Hazardous Wastes More Cost Effectively
2:00PM-2:15PM - Break
2:30PM-4:30PM - Managing Common Wastes Effectively (Continued)
4:30PM-5:00PM - Q&A; Day 2 Ends


7:00PM-9:00PM - Evening Out in Old Town Scottsdale for the weekly Thursday night Art Walk.


Day 3, Speaker: Rolf R. von Oppenfeld
8:00AM-10:15AM - Land Disposal Restrictions (LDRs)
10:15AM-10:30AM - Break
10:30AM-11:30AM - Shipping Hazardous Waste
11:30AM-12:30PM - Hazardous Waste Spill and Reporting Issues
12:30PM-1:00PM - Q&A; End of Course




What People are Saying:


"Good class with very knowledgeable instructor!"

"I've attended numerous RCRA classes over the past 15 years, but this one by far was the most valuable. Thank you!"

"I particularly liked the real-life examples, it helped me relate regulations to the situation. The instructor was very knowledgeable."

"Great training! Very helpful!"

"Rolf was very knowledgeable and was able to convey information in an understandable way to the class."

"I benefited greatly. I want to take other courses now and hope they are as equally good."

"Excellent course and very knowledgeable instructor. He provided very specific examples of each topic. I will recommend this course and your organization to others."

"Great course. Learned a lot!"

"I enjoyed the course. There was a wealth of knowledge that I gained from the course and will be very beneficial to my job."

"A lot of useful information provided in a very engaging manner."

"Excellent class and organization!"

“This was the best RCRA class I’ve ever taken. I appreciate all the materials and information.”


Scottsdale, AZ


May 24-26, 2017 (2.5 Days)

Training Venue:

Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale Old Town
7324 East Indian School Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
Phone: (480) 481-0400
Hotel Website: Click Here


About the Hotel/Venue:


Located in the heart of Old Town, the HGI is situated in the perfect location to experience all Scottsdale attractions and within walking distance to Scottsdale Stadium, Scottsdale Center for the Arts and Civic Center, and over 100 restaurants, nightclubs, and art galleries in Old Town.

Training Cost:

$845/2+persons - Group Discount
$845/Person - Government Discount. Call (713) 703-7016 to receive Government discount.

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Event Host:

Jeremy P. Kelley, Director, EPA Alliance Training Group


Hotel Room Block Information:

EPA Alliance has booked a limited group of rooms at a discounted price for our students. First come first serve basis.
Reservation Number: 1-800-774-1500
Room Block Code: EPAMAY
Nightly Rate: $129
Hotel Cut-Off Date: April 30, 2017
Question regarding our room block, contact EPA Alliance at (713) 703-7016.

Travel & Hotel Information:

Recommended Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, 8 Miles from Hotel.
Shuttle: No hotel shuttle available.
Taxi: Average $30/Person.
Hotel Parking: FREE
Hotel Ammenities: Complimentary in-room WiFi, Fitness Center, walking distance to great entertainment, restaurants, bars, shopping and right downtown.


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Wounded Warriers Project:


The EPA Alliance collects $5 for every registration to go towards the Wounded Warriers Project. As a small veteran owned business we understand the importance and need of supporting our troops, especially those that have been wounded during combat.




Contact Us:

Phone: 1 (713) 703-7016
Email: training@epaalliance.com

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