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: Winter 2024 as an accessible PDF.

Previous issues

Shoptalk: Summer 2023

In this issue: Reporting season reminders, new chemicals added to TRI list, tips on how to save money on waste disposal, information about our Product Replacement Program, and details about a free competition between laboratories with cold storage.

Shoptalk: Winter 2023

In this issue: How to prepare for your next inspection, how to properly dispose of lithium-ion batteries, information about PCBs in building materials, reporting reminders, and a new spray painting efficiency training.

Shoptalk: Fall 2022

In this issue: New rulemaking for the Hazardous Waste Planning Fee, updates to Tier Two Online, finding safer solvents, the new Clean Fuel Standard, and an internship program that helps businesses discover sustainable business practices.