An environmental workshop designed to assist the operators of auto salvage yards understand the environmental requirements involved in the business will be held this month at the Rend Lake College MarketPlace in Mt. Vernon.
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Small Business Environmental Assistance Program and the Rend Lake College Small Business Development Center will present “Environmental Workshops for Auto Salvage Yards” from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 22.
Topics to be discussed include proper disposal of tires, storm water plans, lead and machine guarding, mercury disposal and much more.
Registration is due by June 15. The fee for the workshop is $20 for members of the Auto and Truck Recyclers Association of Illinois and $30 for non-members. The registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch.
Other sponsors of the workshop include Small Business Assistance Programs, Illinois Entrepreneur Network, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and Auto & Truck Recyclers of Illinois.