California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Universal, Electronic, and Radioactive Waste Class Announcement

Date: February 6, 2008

To: All LEAs

This all LEA e-mail was sent on behalf of the LEA Training and Health and Safety Branch of the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB).

Universal, Electronic, and Radioactive Waste Classes

This one-day class will focus on three types of waste that are now prohibited in the solid waste stream:

  • Universal waste
  • Electronic waste
  • Radioactive waste

This class will provide a forum for operators, LEAs, CIWMB staff and other interested parties to review existing practices and discuss compliance strategies.

Class Objectives

  • Interpret the applicable regulations on universal and electronic waste
  • Interpret the standards for ionizing radiation in solid waste
  • Discuss monitoring for ionizing radiation and appropriate responses
  • Review common violations for landfills and transfer stations as well as proactive and preventative management practices

Who Should Attend?

  • Local enforcement agency staff
  • CIWMB staff
  • Landfill, transfer station and other solid waste facility operators and employees
  • Other interested parties

Dates and Locations

  • March 19, 2008-San Diego
  • April 9, 2008-Sacramento
  • April 23, 2008-Burbank
  • April 30, 2008-Alameda

You can register for this class online.

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Date Released: February 19, 2008
LEA Correspondence,
Melissa Hoover-Hartwick: (916) 341-6813