Shoptalk is our dangerous waste and pollution prevention newsletter. This publication comes out three times a year with information about training, best practices, rulemaking, and reporting deadlines. Shoptalk is produced by our Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program.

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Read Shoptalk: Summer 2022 as an accessible PDF.

Previous issues

Shoptalk:  Winter 2022

In this issue:  Updates about PFAS, why salmon die before spawning, reporting season reminder, new rulemaking, reimbursements for auto shops, and old fluorescent light fixtures may contain toxic PCBs.

Shoptalk: Fall 2021

In this issue: How to dispose of vaccine waste, safer chemicals added to EPA’s list, PCB exposure through building materials, safer degreasers at auto shops, a new resource to find safer metalworking fluids, how to incorporate green chemistry at your business.

Shoptalk: Spring 2021

In this issue: A new way to recycle paint, get money for switching to safer auto degreasers, keep your workplace safer, replace toxic receipt paper, help businesses save money.