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The Retail Compliance Center offers a variety of trainings, regional workshops, eLearnings and network events providing retail compliance professionals an understanding of environmental compliance topics through hands-on exercises and peer discussion. Find and register for upcoming and online training, and view materials from previously held trainings.

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Hazardous Waste eLearning for Retailers

Hazardous Waste eLearning for Retailers

This eLearning is a great place to discover key elements of hazardous waste management in retail, including how to conduct waste determinations, determine generator requirements, and identify waste from retail operations.

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Introduction to Environmental Regulations for Retail

Introduction to Environmental Regulations for Retail

This eLearning serves as a useful introduction to environmental regulations that most often apply to retail operations. Topics include air, water, solid and hazardous waste, storage tanks, and emergency planning.

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Energy and Sustainability Financial Literacy for Retail Curriculum: Finance 101 and 201

Energy and Sustainability Financial Literacy for Retail Curriculum: Finance 101 and 201

This eLearning was created for retail energy and sustainability professionals, these trainings provide insights relevant across sectors and roles for professionals at all levels of financial literacy.

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Previous Webinars (Recordings)

Supply Chain Transparency and Resilience Webinar

The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) and SupplyShift sharing their learnings during the pandemic and the links between supply chain transparency, sustainability, and resilience.

  • 8/12/2020

Managing Chemicals in Products Webinar

UL and Rite Aid discuss how and why retailers are responding to consumer demand for safer formulated products

  • 7/15/2020

Retail Donation Programs Webinar

Good360, Feeding America, and Goodwill discuss donation of excess inventory, the state of donation organizations and key donation info for retailers.

  • 6/16/2020

Mind the Store Webinar

An RCC webinar discussing the MTS program and how they engage with retailers during MTS’ Who’s Minding the Store? Retailer Report Card development.

  • 6/10/2020

Managing Environmental Compliance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speakers Pat Perry, John Storlie and Angela Levin covered EPA’s pandemic enforcement discretion policy and state responses, practical implications for retailers’ compliance programs, and approaches to avoiding compliance pitfalls.

  • 5/29/2020

Mandatory Recycling and Disposal Bans

Coverage of mandatory recycling legislation with examples of key states for retailers to look out for. Detailed Q&A with Marisa Adler from Resource Recycling Systems (RRS).

  • 3/31/2020

RILA Retail Advisor 101

Tiffin Shewmake, Executive Director, Retail Compliance Center & VP, RILA, gives a walkthrough of key components of the RILA Retail Advisor.

  • 2/27/2020

Compliance with Environmental Regulations in California

In this webinar, Angela Levin, Partner at Troutmans Sanders, LLP, discusses California's complex environmental regulatory structure, with its multi-layered regulation by state and local agencies.

  • 8/27/2019

Retail Zero Waste Strategies

This webinar covers the what, why, and how of updating one's zero waste strategy through certifications and new technologies. Techniques both new and old are presented by Daniel Leskovec of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Stephanie Barger of TRUE Zero Waste, and Reece Hammer of Avangard Innovative.

  • 5/30/2019

Organics Waste Recycling in the U.S.

In this webinar, Angela Levin, Partner at Troutman Sanders LLP, detailed the U.S. mandatory organics recycling requirements. The focus was on the California program, but also detailed developments in other states and local jurisdictions. Several organic waste challenges for retail were presented along with potential solutions and best practices.

  • 4/19/2019

Overview of Environmental Management in Retail

This webinar discusses the “how to” when implementing an environmental program to manage environmental risk in your operations. Suggested Level: Beginner to Intermediate.

  • 5/18/2018

State Variations in Hazardous Waste Regulations

In this webinar Pat and John take a deeper dive into U.S. hazardous waste regulations in retail, including important state differences and implementation of the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule. Suggested Level: Intermediate to Advanced.

  • 4/20/2018

Overview of Federal Hazardous Waste Regulations

This webinar serves to build awareness of Federal hazardous waste regulations and is presented by two experienced retail environmental compliance practitioners, John Storlie of Retail Environmental Solutions, and Pat Perry of Oak Creek Associates. Pat and John share helpful tips and examples of working with hazardous waste regulations in retail. Suggested Level: Beginner to Intermediate. Skip to the 3-Minute Mark of the Video for Beginning of the Webinar.

  • 3/23/2018

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