HHW Technical Council

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. 


Recent Events:

Recap of Topic Lunch at the CRRA Conference 2019

The HHW Technical Council convened on Monday, August 12th for our annual TC Topic Lunch. The lunch hosted Doug Kobold, Executive Director, California Product Stewardship Council, presenting on the latest PV (solar) developments followed by a member roundtable to learn about their HHW program updates.

Recap of Topic Lunch at the CRRA Conference 

The HHW Technical Council convened on Friday, July 27th for our annual TC member meeting. The group of twenty-three heard from the guys at Smarter Sorting on how their technology is helping reuse HHW and reduce the amount incinerated. We also heard from Heidi Sanborn, Executive Director of the California Product Stewardship Council on the latest Senate Bill 212 developments (statewide pharmaceuticals and sharps takeback Extended Producer Responsibility bill). 

April 2018 Spring Training Events

The TC & North Amercian Hazardous Materials Management Association's (NAHMMA) California chapter co-hosted two training events in April 2018 in San Rafael and Glendale. The morning portion was a training session, Cheminstry for Non-Chemists and ID of Unknowns followed by an afternoon speaker session. Speakers covered the topics of disaster debris and disaster public outreahc, cannabis waste, Extended Producer Responsibility, e-cigarettes, vape pens, lithium batteries, household batteries, and gas cylinders.