A Technical Council of The California Resource Recovery Association

CRRA’s Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Technical Council is composed of household hazardous waste professionals who are responsible to safely and cost effectively manage HHW. The HHW Technical Council (HHW TC) provides a forum for discussion and sharing of information about universal and hazardous waste management.   Participation in the HHW TC is open to both CRRA members and non-members.  To learn more about CRRA and the benefits of membership, click the button below.

 April 2018 Training Events!

CRRA’s HHW Technical Council & North American Hazardous Materials Management Association’s CA Chapter are co-hosting two training events. See this flyer for details: CA-CRRA April Training Flyer

Northern CA – Friday, April 13, 2018 – San Rafael

Southern CA – Friday, April 20, 2018 – Glendale

Morning Training: Chemistry for Non-Chemists and ID of Unknowns

Afternoon Speaker Session: E-cigarettes/vape pens/lithium batteries, household batteries and Extended Producer Responsibility, and Disaster Debris Waste

Questions? Contact [email protected]

Previous Events

HHW Hot Topics Informational Webinar Recording
This webinar reviewed the current status of pharmaceutical and sharps stewardship legislation and local ordinances and provide an update from stakeholders on refillable one-pound cylinders and the ReFuel Your Fun campaign.

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Sharps Webinar
October 8  10:00 to 11:30 AM PST

This webinar will review the issue of needles in the waste industry, how we are managing them and preventing needle sticks, and policies used to expand proper containment and disposal.

Mark K Lunch N Learn

HHW Topic Lunch
August 5  12:15 – 2pm
, CRRA Conference

Special thanks to guest speaker Mark Kurshner who came from Canada to share Canadian Extended Producer Responsibility successes.

Informational Webinar About New Refillable One-Pound Gas Cylinders
Thursday May 7, 2015
10 – 11:30 AM PST

This webinar will provide information on the disposal issues with one-pound gas cylinders, review the new refillable one-pound gas cylinder products including where they can be purchased, exchanged, or refilled and how to promote their use to save resources.