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Workshops, Training and Special Events

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2018 Household Hazardous Waste 24-Hour Training

September 11-13, 2018 -Junction City, KS - Barton County CC Grandview Plaza Campus

The training registration fee will be paid for by KDHE Bureau of Waste Management. Registrants will be responsible for travel expenses.
The training will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be a minimum of 18 participants

  • The following topics are covered in the 2018 HHW training:
    • Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
    • Personal Protection Equipment
    • HHW handlingprocedures and labeling
    • Chemical identification
For additional information or questions, email Jeff Walker.




Household Hazardous Waste 8-Hour On-Line Refresher Course

Renew your required household hazardous waste (HHW) refresher training. This on-line course is through KS-TRAIN and is free to Kansas HHW personnel that have taken the 24 hour initial HHW training and need to maintain their certification. On-line training allows you to complete each of the five modules at your convenience. A course completion certificate will be available upon completion of all modules.

The course identification number is 1069056. The registration code is HHW2017. You must have a KS-TRAIN account before taking the course.
  • The following topics are covered in the 2017 HHW refresher training
    • Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
    • Safety
    • Pesticides
For additional information or questions, email Jeff Walker.




FREE Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops - 2018

The 2018 Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops will be held on the following dates and locations..

  • August 7, 2018
    Wichita Marriott Hotel - 9100 E. Corporate Hills Drive, Wichita KS 67207
    September 06, 2018
    Sunset Drive Office Bldg - 11811 S. Sunset Drive, Olathe, KS 66061
    September 11, 2018
    The Water Center - 101 E Pawnee St, Wichita KS 67211
    September 13, 2018
    KS Highway Patrol - 821 Frontier Rd, Hays, KS 67601
    September 18, 2018
    KS Highway Patrol - 2025 E Iron Ave, Salina, KS 67401
    September 20, 2018
    The Water Center - 101 E Pawnee St, Wichita KS 67211
    September 25, 2018
    Chanute Recreation Center - 400 S Highland Ave, Chanute, KS 67720
    September 27, 2018
    Parks & Recreation Dept - 205 E Second St, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

The current hazardous waste regulations went into effect on April 29, 2011.

The basic workshop (offered in the morning 9:00 - 12:00 am) is designed as an introductory course in Kansas HW Regulations (RCRA) including:
Waste Determinations - Container Management - Generator Classifications
Emergency Preparedness and Training Requirements - What to Expect during an Inspection

The advanced workshop (offered in the afternoons 1:00 - 4:00 pm) will provide a more detailed look at the following (plus additional advanced topics):
e-Manifesting Update - EPA Regulation Updates (Generator Improvements Rule) - Solvent-Contaminated Wipes Rule
K, U, and P-Listings - F-Listings

Additional advanced topics (time permitting):
Used Oil Requirements - Used Antifreeze - Aerosol Cans - e-Waste
Universal Waste - Outreach - Compliance Training Manual



PRESENTATIONS


Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops (Basic and Advanced Workshops)


September 2017 - Olathe, Dodge City, Wichita, Independence, Beloit

Basic Workshop September 2017 |        Advanced Workshop September 2017

September 2016 - Olathe, Pittsburg, Wichita, Hays, Manhattan, Bonner Springs

Basic Workshop September 2016 |        Advanced Workshop September 2016

September 2014 - Chanute, Wichita, Salina, Kansas City Area, Dodge City

Basic Workshop September 2014 |        Advanced Workshop September 2014 |

September 2013 - Junction City, Wichita, Olathe, Hays

Basic Workshop September 2013 |        Advanced Workshop September 2013 |

September 2012 - Kansas City area, Wichita, Topeka, Dodge City

Basic Workshop September 2012 |        Advanced Workshop September 2012 |

November - December 2010 - Topeka, Kansas City area, Salina, Dodge City, Hays, Pittsburg, Chanute, Wichita

Waste Classifications (Basic)        Hazardous Waste Container Management (Basic)
Compliance & Enforcement (Basic)        Generator Classifications and Requirements (Basic)
New Hazardous Waste Generator Regulations (Advanced)

Kansas City area, Salina, Topeka Chanute, Pittsburg, Wichita, Dodge City, Hays

Waste Classification |        Inspection Candidate |
Container Management |        Generator Classifications and Requirements 2008

November 2006 Topeka, Chanute, Dodge City, Hays, Wichita, Kansas City

Hazardous Waste Management |        What is a Hazardous Waste? |
How Do You Become an Inspection Candidate?


Post-Closure Care Workshops


2015 Post-Closure Care Reduction/Termination Workshop - September 9, 2015, Topeka

Accomplishments since May 7, 2014 Salina Workshop - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
Proposed Modifications to the Closure & PCC Plans for Allen Co Regional Landfill - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
ACRL Plan: A PCC and/or Termination Plan Using the Allen Co Regional Landfill as Prototype Landfill - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
ACRL Report - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
Proposed Allen Co Regional Landfill PCC Reduction and/or Termination Report - Carl Burkhead, KDHE

2014 Post-Closure Care Reduction/Termination Workshop - May 7, 2014 - Salina

Unit Cost Updates for Estimating Closure & Post-Closure Care Costs - Dennis Degner, KDHE
Presentation Outline & Supporting Documents - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
Preparing a PCC Reduction/Termination Plan - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
Developing a Leachate Sampling Plan - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
Developing a Landfill Gas Sampling Plan - Carl Burkhead, KDHE

2014 Post-Closure Care Reduction/Termination Workshop - March 18, 2014 - Topeka

Post Closure Care (PCC) Termination Plans: Principles and Needs (Modified Version) - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
SWPS re: Post Closure Care Reduction/Termination: Accomplishments and Future Plans - Carl Burkhead, KDHE


SWANA/KDHE Solid Waste Management Conference and Operator Training Course


October 5-6, 2016 - Mulvane

Where are we headed with post-closure? - Dennis Degner and Carl Burkhead, KDHE

October 21-22, 2015 - Mayetta

Coordinated Emissions Sampling for PCC Concerns - Carl Burkhead, KDHE, and Bret Clemens, SCS Engineers

November 19-20, 2014 - Manhattan

General Session
Solid Waste Update |  -  Bill Bider, Director, KDHE/Bureau of Waste Management
SWANA/Kansas Chapter Executive Board Activities Update  -  John Hawk,McPherson Area Solid Waste Utility

MSWLF Track
Compliance and Enforcement - MSW Landfills |  -  Rebecca Wenner, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
McPherson Subtitle D Landfill & Baler Facility  -  Mike Tabor, Landfill Manager
PCC Statistics for Leachate Trend Analysis: Kendall's Tau  -  Dr. Carl Burkhead, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
Permit Drawings - Are they Noted on the Permit and Current?  -  Sam Sunderraj, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
Salina Landfill - Concept to Construction  -  Brett O'Connor, SCS Aquaterrar

Collection/Transfer Track
Curb Side Single Stream |  -  James Cook, McPherson Area Solid Waste Utility
Olathe Trash Day Mobile App  -  Aaron Vader, City of Olathe
Transfer Station Operational Issues  -  Joe Cronin, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management

SAL & C&D Landfill Track
ABCs & 123s of Day to Day Small Landfill Operations |  -  Larry Jumper, Thomas County
Compliance and enforcement - SAL and C&D Landfills  -  Rebecca Wenner, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
How to Succeed - Cheyenne County Landfill from Marginal to Outstanding  -  Dave Fleming & Byron Moberly, Cheyenne County Solid Waste Landfill


November 8, 2012 - Salina

Post Closure Care (PCC) Termination Plans: Principles and Needs - Carl Burkhead, KDHE


WORKS! Conferences


2013 WORKS! Conference - March 26-28, 2013, Manhattan, Kansas

WORKS! 2013 Presentations

2011 WORKS! Conference - March 22-24, 2011, Wichita, Kansas

WORKS! 2011 Presentations

2010 WORKS! Conference - March 23-25, 2010, Junction City, Kansas

WORKS! 2010 Presentations

2009 WORKS! Conference - March 24-26, 2009, Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas

WORKS! 2009 Presentations


Other


Financial Assurance Training Workshops - May 7, 2013 - Garden City & May 14, 2013 - Emporia

Presentations
Key Issues in Estimating Closure & Post-Closure Costs (.pdf) - Dennis Degner
Preparing Your Site for Final Cover (.pdf) - Sam Sunderraj
Financial Assurance Methods, Criteria, & Calculating (.pdf) - Brian Busby
Guidance Materials
Permittee Action Guide (.pdf)

Small Arid Landfill Workshop - July 2, 2014 - Garden City

Presentations
Key Issues in Estimating Closure & Post-Closure Costs (.pdf) - Dennis Degner
Preparing Your Site for Final Cover (.pdf) - Sam Sunderraj
Financial Assurance Methods, Criteria, & Calculating (.pdf) - Brian Busby

Guidance Materials
Permittee Action Guide (.pdf)


2009 Kansas Landfill Association Annual Meeting- October 8, 2009, Junction City

Kansas Solid Waste Update - Bill Bider, Director, Bureau of Waste Management
KDHE's Proposed C&D LFG Regulations - Dennis Degner, Chief, Solid Waste PermitsSection, BWM

2008 Kansas Landfill Association Annual Meeting - September 26, 2008, Junction City

KDHE Update on Solid Waste Issues - Bill Bider, Director, Bureau of Waste Management
KDHE's Proposed C&D LF Regulation Changes - Dennis Degner, Chief, Solid Waste Permits Section

2009 Small Arid Landfill Commissioner Meeting (KDHE/KAC) - March 19, 2009, Garden City

Small Arid Landfill Overview - Bill Bider, Director, Bureau of Waste Management
Small Arid Landfill Communications - Dennis Degner, Chief, Solid Waste PermitsSection, BWM
Inspector Observations - Karen Schmidt, KDHE Northwest District Office
Groundwater Monitoring at Small Arid Landfills - Wally Mack, Bureau of Waste Management
Landfill Facility Plot Plan - Part 1 - Sam Sunderraj, Bureau of Waste Management
Landfill Facility Plot Plan - Part 2 - Mike Selm, Bureau of Waste Management
Current Permit Issues and Concerns - Sam Sunderraj, Bureau of Waste Management
Operations at Gove County Landfill - Dwight Tummons, Gove County Landfill Supervisor

2007 Workshops on Contingency Planning for Pre-Selection of Emergency Animal Burial Sites at Confined Animal Feeding Operations - January/February 2007 - Garden City, WaKeeney, Concordia, Hutchinson, Emporia

Protecting Kansas Livestock with the Kansas Plan for Foreign Animal Disease Emergencies - George Teagarden, Livestock Commissioner, Kansas Animal Health Department
Contingency Planning - Ken Powell, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
Hydrogeologic Considerations - John Monroe, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
Choosing & Evaluating Emergency Animal Burial Sites - Dennis Degner, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management