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Materials Management 101: Plastics

This webinar provided a primer on plastics: what are the different kinds of plastics and where are they used; which kinds of plastics are generally recyclable; what do the chasing arrows and numbers mean; and what does the future of plastics and plastics recycling look like? https://youtu.be/GuA6-e6PTkw Curt Cozart, Chief Operating Officer, Association of Plastic […]

EPR for Packaging & Bottle Bill Programs: How Can They Coexist?

 The joint NEWMOA - NERC free webinar provided an opportunity to hear from experts on EPR for packaging and bottle bill programs and how these two systems can work together. Presenters include: Peter Spendelow, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality Heidi Sanborn, National Stewardship Action Council Allen Langdon, Circular Materials The presenters spoke for about […]

Properly Managing E-Cigarettes & Vaping Waste Streams

https://youtu.be/ZHgt6Usptfs This free webinar, co-sponsored by NEWMOA and NERC, focused on proper management of waste from e-cigarettes and vaping, including any opportunities for recycling the materials. The presenters provided an overview of these devices and their associated waste streams, whether any of the materials meet the definition of hazardous waste, what the commercial and institutional […]

PFAS Draft Model Legislation Overview

On May 10th, 2023 NEWMOA hosted a webinar to provide an overview of the Draft Model Legislation that NEWMOA and a group of state officials from the northeast has worked together to develop. The goals of this draft Model Legislation are to: Reduce/eliminate the use of PFAS in consumer products to the extent feasible. Identify […]

What Regulators Want: Quality Site Assessments & Investigations Using the Conceptual Site Model Approach

Embassy Suites 1050 Westbrook Street, Portland, ME

At the Embassy Suites in Portland, ME This in-person workshop will focus on the basics of conducting a Site Assessment and a Site Investigation, including developing and revising the conceptual site model (CSM). Experienced practitioners can benefit from a refocus on fundamentals and lessons learned. The workshop is also a great learning opportunity for new and junior […]

What Regulators Want: Quality Site Assessments & Investigations Using the Conceptual Site Model Approach

Fireside Inn and Suites 25 Airport Road, Lebanon, NH, United States

At the Fireside Inn & Suites in Lebanon, NH This in-person workshop will focus on the basics of conducting a Site Assessment and a Site Investigation, including developing and revising the conceptual site model (CSM). Experienced practitioners can benefit from a refocus on fundamentals and lessons learned. The workshop is also a great learning opportunity for new […]

Understanding the Changes to the ASTM Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) Standard – Webinar

ASTM International’s environmental assessment, risk management and corrective action committee (E50) recently revised its standard practice E1527-21 for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs). The E1527 standard was originally published in 1993 to define “good commercial and customary practice” for conducting Phase I ESAs, as well as meeting the USEPA’s All Appropriate Inquires Rule. The […]

What Regulators Want: Quality Site Assessments & Investigations Using the Conceptual Site Model Approach

UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center 50 Warren Street, Lowell, MA

At the University of Massachusetts Lowell Inn & Conference Center in Lowell, MA This in-person workshop focused on the basics of conducting a Site Assessment and a Site Investigation, including developing and revising the conceptual site model (CSM). Agenda: 9:00     Registration & Coffee/Pastries 9:30     Welcome & Logistics 9:45     What is a Quality […]

What Regulators Want: Quality Site Assessments & Investigations Using the Conceptual Site Model Approach

Eastern Connecticut State University - Library Building West Road, Willimantic, CT

At Eastern Connecticut State University (Library Building) in Willimantic, CT This in-person workshop will focus on the basics of conducting a Site Assessment and a Site Investigation, including developing and revising the conceptual site model (CSM). Experienced practitioners can benefit from a refocus on fundamentals and lessons learned. The workshop is also a great learning opportunity […]

PFAS Destruction: Updates on Two Technologies (webinar)

Note: This webinar is presented for informational purposes. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of each of the NEWMOA-member states, and the strategies and technologies discussed should not be considered an endorsement by NEWMOA or its members. Michael Crisenbery, Clean Harbors presented PFAS Incineration: Performance Test Results. Michael discussed the full-scale testing of PFAS destruction […]

PFAS Destruction: Two More Technologies (webinar)

1:30 to 3:00 PM (eastern) Both presenters focused on their experience at real-world client facilities and presented analytical treatment results. They also shared information about situations their technology is particularly suited for and also the limitations. Note: This webinar was presented for informational purposes. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of each of […]

QA/QC Basics & Understanding Your Lab Report (webinar)

Presenter: Liz Denly, Quality Assurance & Chemistry Director at TRC Companies Analytical data are used to make important and sometimes costly project decisions. It is imperative that the quality, accuracy, and sensitivity of these data are properly evaluated to ensure success during both project planning and project execution. This training provided guidelines on collecting adequate […]