Speaker Presentations

EI: Emerging Issues Track

Sessions focus on topical and emerging issues such as green chemistry, universal waste, extended producer responsibility, problematic waste streams such as sharps and pharmaceuticals, legislative issues, program measurement, and effective communication for behavior change.

HHW: Household Hazardous Waste Track

The Household Hazardous Waste track includes basic sessions pertaining to the implementation of HHW programs, new California statutes for paint and carpet, regulatory changes that affect HHW programs, and model HHW programs to implement.

P2: Pollution Prevention Tracks

Sessions provide information on source reduction of air pollutants, waste water and storm water discharges, toxics in products, solid and hazardous wastes, and conservation of natural resources such as energy or water.

UO: Used Oil Track

Sessions include information pertaining to the implementation of Used Oil programs, best management practices, legislative changes that affect the program, research topics for used oil, and administration of the grant programs.

EI: Emerging Issues Workshop Presentations

EI – 1: Keeping up with the NANO Industrial Revolution
William Ryan, DTSC (.pdf)
Neena Sahasrabudhe, DTSC (.pdf)
Mary Dougherty, Stanford University (.pdf)

EI – 2: Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in Practice
Kathy Frevert, CalRecycle (.ppsx)
Neena Sahasrabudhe, Department of Toxic Substances Control (.pdf)
Kristina Miller, Tehama County Red Bluff Landfill Management Agency (.pdf)

EI – 3: Choosing Safer Sanitizers and Disinfectants
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EI – 4: Producer Responsibility: What’s Next on the Horizon
Conrad MacKerron, As You Sow (.pdf)
Rebecca Ng, County of Marin (.pdf)

EI – 5: Motivating Behavior Change and Social Media
Nick Laurrell, S. Groner Associates (.pdf)

EI – 6: Hitting the Mark with Community Outreach: Tales from the Field
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HHW: HHW Household Hazardous Waste Workshop Presentations

HHW – 1: California’s New Paint Product Stewardship Program
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HHW – 2: Battery Management
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HHW – 3: CalRecycle Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Program
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HHW – 4: Household Hazardous Waste: Operational and Compliance Issues
Mary Misemer, Department of Toxic Substances Control (.pdf)
Elizabeth Rouan, San Mateo County Environmental Health (.pdf)

HHW – 5: What Do the Safer Consumer Product Regulations Mean for Us
Heidi Sanborn, California Product Stewardship Council (.pdf)
Karl Palmer, Department of Toxic Substances Control (.pdf)

HHW – 6: Pharmaceutical Ordinances Leading the Way
Burke Lucy, CalRecycle (.pdf)
Caitlin Sanders, San Francisco Department of the Environment (.pdf)
Bill Pollock, Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste program (.pdf)

P2: Pollution Prevention Workshop Presentations

P2 – 1: Regulatory Drivers and Results: A Mixed Bag of Hot Air Issues
Virginia St. Jean, San Francisco Department of Public Health (.pdf)
Mike Morris, South Coast Air Quality Management District (.pdf)

P2 – 2: Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) ― Greening Janitorial Companies
Chris Geiger, San Francisco Department of the Environment
Swati Sharma, San Francisco Department of the Environment
Michelle Pierce, San Francisco Department of the Environment
(.pdf)
Daniel Garza, Department of General Services (.pdf)

P2 – 3: The Brilliant Marriage of Energy Efficiency and Renewables: How to Get it Right
Peter Millar, University of Nevada, Reno Business Environmental Program (.pdf)
Dean R. Parker, Peppermill Resort Spa Casino (.pdf)

P2 – 4: Maritime–Regulatory Drivers, P2 Challenges and Safer Alternatives
Virginia St. Jean, San Francisco Department of Public Health (.pdf)
Katy Wolf, Institute for Research and Technical Assistance (.pdf)

P2 – 5: Investing in Green Lodging: Understanding the Costs/Benefits
Wendi Shafir, US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9 (.pdf)
Michael Pace, ‘W’ San Francisco (.pdf)
Richard Hill, Sheraton Grand Sacramento (.pdf)

P2 – 6: The Next Step for State Green Business Programs
Matt McCarron, DTSC (.pdf)
Anna Frankel & Kevin Kumataka, San Francisco Green Business Program (.pdf)
Gail Suzuki-Jones, Hawaii Green Business Program (.pdf)

UO: Used Oil Workshop Presentations

UO – 1: Changing Behavior – New Tactics for Tough Audiences
Connie Cloak, C2: Alternative Services (.pdf)

UO – 2: SB 546 and Used Oil Lifecycle Assessment (LCA )Update
Robert Carlson, CalRecycle (.pdf)
Christie Bautista, DTSC (.pdf)
Teresa Bui, Californians Against Waste (.pdf)

OU – 3: Used Oil Regulation and Enforcement: The DT SC Perspective
Christie Bautista, DTSC (.pdf)

UO – 4: Check it “Oil” Out! Statewide Outreach, Filter Recycling, and OPP Funding
Young Yu, SAESHE
Cristina Samiley, SAESHE
(.pdf)
Baljot Biring, CalRecycle (.pdf)

UO – 5: Keeping Current with Certified Collection Centers
Emily Wang, CalRecycle - #1 Overview | #2 Registration | #3 Processing - (.pdf)
David Gorton, County of San Joaquin (.pdf)

OU – 6: Got Stomwater Compliance?
Patrick Bryan, Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District (.pdf)
Ryan Bailey, Sacramento County (.pdf)