CalRecycle: Pharmaceutical and Sharps Waste Stewardship (SB 212) Plan Workshop
Today, Wednesday, March 24, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm CalRecycle staff will present an overview of the statutory and regulatory requirements, submittal process, and timing for covered drug and home-generated sharps waste stewardship plans and initial program budgets as required by the Pharmaceutical and Sharps Waste Stewardship law and its implementing regulations. The workshop will include time for questions and answers. To be as informative and responsive as possible, staff encourage questions to be submitted to PharmaSharps@CalRecycle.ca.gov by March 10, 2021. Be sure to register today!
EPA: Cultivating a Positive Workforce Culture from Apprenticeship to Career
On Thursday, April 1, from 9:00am to 10:30am the EPA will host a webinar, Cultivating a Positive Workforce Culture from Apprenticeship to Career. This is part of an ongoing series of webinars to provide information across the water sector on ways utilities and others are addressing the challenges of building and maintaining a sustainable water workforce for the future. A career in the water sector offers meaningful and challenging work that makes a difference in local communities. By building an inclusive and supportive workplace that encourages employee growth, the sector can attract and retain the qualified candidates it needs. Join this webinar to hear from leaders in the water sector who are embracing the challenge of “Creating the Water Workforce of the Future.” Joone Lopez from Moulton-Niguel Water District will describe her organization’s journey to build a culture that allowed MNWD to become recognized as one of the outstanding water utilities in the country. Tim Friday and Eric Dunker from Castle Rock Water and Arapahoe Community College will then describe a utility/community college partnership that trains and places students into jobs in the water workforce. Attendance is free, be sure to register today!