California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Used Oil and Household Hazardous Waste Program

Statewide Used Oil Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste Training and Conference

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This CalRecycle sponsored conference brings together local HHW program managers, nonprofit organizations, State agencies, and private businesses to share information and attend technical training concerning the appropriate management of HHW. The conference alternates between northern and southern California locations every 18 months.

Upcoming Conferences/Workshops

Next conference is tentatively scheduled for Fall 2018.

Past Conferences/Workshops

  • 2016: “VOTE FOR CHANGE” (Sacramento) More Information
  • 2015: “The REDUCED, The REUSED, and the RECYCLED” (Universal City) More Information
  • 2013: “Sharing Our Success For a Greener Future” (Sacramento) More Information
  • 2012: "Come Together: New Partnerships, New Strategies for a Healthier Environment" (Sacramento) More Information
  • 2011: "Changing Gears: Staying on Track for the Future" (Sacramento) More Information....
  • 2009: ”Golden Opportunities--Building Bridges Between Federal, State, Corporate and Local Environmental Leadership” (Sacramento). More Information...
  • 2007: CIWMB (now CalRecycle) was one of the sponsors for the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association (NAHMMA) Conference: "Solutions Within R.E.A.C.H.: Programs and Policies for a Less Toxic World" (San Diego). More Information...
  • 2007: Held at the Queen Mary (Long Beach). More information...
  • 2006: "Integrating Materials Management: Moving Toward a Natural Balance" (Granlibakken Resort and Conference Center, Tahoe City). More information...
  • 2005: "Building Hope for Healthy Communities, One Action at a Time" (San Diego). More information...
  • 2004: "Moving Forward Together" (Sacramento). More information...
  • 2003: There was no conference in 2003, however, the awards normally given at the conference were presented at the HHW Information Exchange in May.
  • 2002: "Making the Connection" (Ventura).
  • 2001: "On the Leading Edge: New Waste Streams and Product Stewardship" (Granlibakken Conference Center, Tahoe City).
  • 2000: "Barreling Into the 21st Century--Seeking Common Ground" (UCLA Conference Center, Lake Arrowhead). More information...

The annual Statewide Used Oil Recycling Forum was combined with this conference starting in 2004. Information about past forums is available on the used oil recycling forum page.

Last updated: July 12, 2017
Used Oil & Household Hazardous Waste Program,
Contact: (916) 341-6507