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Workshops, Training and Special Events

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Current Workshops and Training



Kansas Composting Operators' School

A two-day program providing hands-on training in municipal, agricultural, and commercial large-scale composting for operators and managers of compost facilities who want to gain knowledge and experience in composting. The program includes classroom and laboratory instruction along with field activities.

The Kansas Composting Operators' School is sponsored by the Kansas State University Research and Extension Department of Agronomy in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment Bureau of Waste Management.

July 14-15, 2014 - Lawrence, KS



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 1049808 and the registration code is HHW2014. You must have a KS-TRAIN account before taking the course.



For For additional information or questions, email Jessica Willard.




FREE Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops - 2014

  • September 10, 2014 - Chanute, KS
  • September 16, 2014 - Wichita, KS
  • September 17, 2014 - Salina, KS
  • September 23, 2014 - Kansas City Area
  • September 25, 2014 - Dodge City, KS
For additional information or questions, email Rebecca Wenner.


Presentations



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

Presentations



Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops (Basic and Advanced Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops)
September 2013 - Junction City, Wichita, Olathe, Hays

Basic Hazardous Waste Generator Workshop
Advanced Hazardous Waste Generator Workshop



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)



Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops (Basic and Advanced Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops)
September 2012 - Kansas City area, Wichita, Topeka, Dodge City

Basic Hazardous Waste Generator Workshop
Advanced Hazardous Waste Generator Workshop



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

WORKS! 2013 Presentations


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

WORKS! 2011 Presentations


Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops (Basic and Advanced Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops)
November - December 2010 - Topeka, Kansas City area, Salina, Dodge City, Hays, Pittsburg, Chanute, Wichita

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


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

WORKS! 2010 Presentations


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


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

WORKS! 2009 Presentations


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


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)


Hazardous Waste Generator Workshop
August 2008 Kansas City area, Salina, Topeka Chanute, Pittsburg, Wichita, Dodge City, Hays

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


Hazardous Waste Generator Workshop
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?


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 - by George Teagarden, Livestock Commissioner, Kansas Animal Health Department<
Contingency Planning - by Ken Powell, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
Hydrogeologic Considerations - by John Monroe, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
Choosing & Evaluating Emergency Animal Burial Sites - by Dennis Degner, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management