Hazardous Waste and Liquid Industrial By-Product Regulations Webinar Series

Contact: Christine Grossman 517-284-6860
Agency: Environmental Quality

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The DEQ's Hazardous Waste and Liquid Industrial By-products Regulations Webinar Series is designed to help you understand and comply with the hazardous waste and liquid industrial by-products regulations.  The webinars are hosted by the DEQ's Environmental Support Office and presented by DEQ, Hazardous Waste Program staff.  We encourage you to view all of the webinars that apply to your site-specific waste activities.  We also value your feedback on how valuable you find these webinars and what additional topics you think we should cover!  Please email your feedback and questions on the webinar, webinar series, certification form, technical difficulties, etc. to Christine Grossman at grossmanc@michigan.gov.

MDEQ Hazardous Waste Generator Trainer – Self Certification Form
This form may be used to document the dates the webinars below were viewed to satisfy a training requirement under the hazardous waste regulations.  Utilize each webinar that applies to site-specific waste activities.

Waste 101 (recorded 9/27/16, 61 min)
In this webinar attendees learn the basics about the various types of waste, what regulations apply, to whom and who implements the enforcement program. Attendees will come away with a big picture perspective of how the waste regulations work and what common wastes fall into the various regulations out there, including those that overlap. The webinar covers hazardous waste, liquid industrial by-products, solid waste, PCB waste, medical waste, radiological waste and will touch on recycling.

Michigan Transport, Manifesting and NEW e-Manifesting Regulations (recorded 5/16/18, 88 min)
Launch of the U.S. EPA new e-Manifest occurs June 30, 2018, nationally and use of the system is required for all waste required to be documented on a uniform manifest.  View this webinar to learn who can transport your waste, how waste shipments must be documented, and how deployment of the e-Manifest system may affect your operations.

Universal Waste (recorded 11/16/16, 68 min)
In this webinar attendees will learn the basics about Michigan’s universal waste regulations.  Attendees will learn why the universal waste regulations exist, what a universal waste is, and how universal waste must be handled and disposed to meet the universal waste partial exemption from hazardous waste regulation.

Hazardous Waste and Liquid Industrial By-product Characterization and Generator Status (recorded 1/18/17, 70 min)
In this webinar attendees will learn the basic steps for determining if a waste is a hazardous waste, liquid industrial by-product, or non-hazardous solid waste and how to calculate your site’s hazardous waste generator status.  These concepts are vital to understanding how to properly manage and dispose of waste.

Used Oil (recorded 2/23/17, 61 min)
In this webinar, attendees will learn how used oil is unique and characterized slightly differently than other wastes due to the fact that it has historically been known to be mixed with other toxic solvents.  The Webinar discusses the management standards that apply to managing used oil, how to find recycling options, and the basic waste requirements for handling used oil.

Hazardous Waste and Liquid Industrial By-Product Accumulation and Labeling (recorded 3/22/17, 64 min)
In this webinar, attendees will learn about the accumulation, storage and labeling, requirements that apply to the management of hazardous waste and liquid industrial by-product at conditionally exempt small quantity generators, small quantity generators and large quantity generators of hazardous waste.

Hazardous Waste and Liquid Industrial By-Products Inspection and Recordkeeping (recorded 4/18/17, 67 min)
In this webinar, attendees will learn about what to expect for an inspection and the specific records an inspector will want to see.  It will cover records that need to be maintained (e.g. waste characterizations, monthly waste inventory, uniform manifests, land disposal restriction notifications, etc.) and provide an overview of what happens when an inspector comes to your facility.

What Small Businesses Need to Know about Hazardous Waste - Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator and Liquid Industrial By-product Generator Requirements (recorded 5/18/17, 90 min)
In this webinar, attendees will learn:

  1. What is a hazardous waste, a non-hazardous liquid waste called liquid industrial by-product, and a universal waste.
  2. How to determine if a site is a conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) of hazardous waste subject to less regulation than larger hazardous waste generators.
  3. What a generator must do to meet the CESQG exemption and be subject to less regulation than larger hazardous waste generators.
  4. How CESQG hazardous waste and non-hazardous liquids (liquid industrial by-product) must be handled, transported and recycled or disposed to meet Michigan’s environmental regulations.
  5. What the inspector looks for during a hazardous waste and liquid industrial by-product generator inspection.

Part 111 Hazardous Waste Management, Rule Changes Webinar (recorded 6/20/17, 60 min)
In this webinar, attendees will learn about the newly promulgated hazardous waste rule changes that went into effect on April 5, 2017. This webinar will provide attendees with an overview of the more notable changes associated with this rule package including Michigan’s adoption of 1) the federal disposable solvent wipes rule 2) the federal definition of solid waste changes establishing hazardous secondary materials for certain hazardous waste recycling activities 3) the federal legitimacy criteria for hazardous waste recycling 4) the federal coal combustion residue regulations 5) the federal carbon dioxide injection regulations and 6) the federal framework for electronic manifesting.

Household and Small Business Hazardous Waste Collection Site Regulations (recorded 11/28/17, 62 min)
Sites that collect household or small business unwanted solvents, medications, used oil, light bulbs, batteries and electronics for the purpose of diverting them from landfill disposal are subject to unique requirements under Michigan’s waste regulations. These collection sites must be licensed unless 1) the materials could have been lawfully landfilled, 2) the materials are collected safely and in accordance with the regulations, and 3) they are diverted to an environmentally preferred management option. If you are a household hazardous waste coordinator or a retailer responsible for this type of collection, this is the webinar for you. 

Liquid Industrial By-products Handling and Reporting Webinar (recorded 3/6/18, 83 min)
Does your facility accept liquid industrial by-products from off-site? If so, due to statutory changes that took effect in March 2016, you must annually report this activity to the DEQ, Waste Management and Radiological Protection Division by April 30th for the previous calendar year. Only sites that accept liquid industrial by-product from one site owned and operated by the same company are typically excluded from annual reporting. Some wastewaters, when regulated under other regulations, may also be excluded. View this webinar to learn more about the liquid industrial by-products designated facility handling and reporting requirements.

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