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Diane Abrams Retiring December 31, 2021

After 33 years of dedication to our industry, Diane Abrams has decided to retire at the end 2021. She has been involved in the Hazardous Waste Industry her entire career, beginning at ENSCO in 1988 and finishing her career at ACTenviro, with stops along her journey at ECI, Romic Environmental, BELFOR Environmental and Stericycle.  Diane has been a member of EPAZ since 1989, shortly after it incorporated as a Non-Profit organization in 1986 as The Arizona Hazardous Material and Waste Management Society. Diane’s expertise and presence throughout the industry will truly be missed.
Please take a moment to wish her your best as she enters her next chapter of life, spending time with her great nieces, traveling and enjoying many other new adventures.  Email Diane

2020 EPAZ Student Poster Competition

March 12, 2020 - EPAZ is pleased to announce the winners of our 2020 Student Poster Competition.  First Place was awarded $350, Second Place received $200 and the People’s Choice received $100.  All participants received a complimentary 2-day conference registration, free yearly student membership to EPAZ, and a certificate for competing in the competition.  Congratulations to our winners.

Award Name Topic
1st Place Akhil Mahant Is All Electric Transportation at ASU Sustainable?
2nd Place Lorrayne Miralha Investigating Land Use and Environmental Changes Driven by CAFOs in AZ with Google Earth Engine
People's Choice Naushita Sharma Iodinated Disinfection Byproducts: Occurrence and Speciation of Iodine in Drinking Waters of the U.S.


2020 EPAZ Outstanding Service Awards

March 12, 2020 - EPAZ recognized the service of 3 of our long-time volunteers at the 15th Annual EPAZ Conference held March 4 - 5, 2020.  Join us in congratulating Mike Ford, Dave Giles and Laura Malone. 


EPAZ Launches New Logo with help from Members

March, 10, 2019 - EPAZ challenged it's member to design a new logo to replace our existing logo with a competition.  The winners of the competition and the final logo was unveiled at the 15th Annual EPAZ Conference held March 6 - 7, 2019.  Congratulations to Anthony Ferrell and Ashley Locum whose designs were combined by the EPAZ board to come up with a new logo.