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: Fall 2022 as an accessible PDF.

Previous issues

Shoptalk: Summer 2022

In this issue: Transitioning back to in-person activities, PERC replacement program, tracking dangerous waste with e-Manifest, exception reports, more PFAS chemicals added to TRI, and coaching for environmental improvement.

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.