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25 Years of EREF's Mission

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EREF Municipal Solid Waste eTextbook

10 modules of expert and academic-driven content related to MSW management.
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Our Mission

Funding and directing scientific research and educational initiatives for waste management practices to benefit industry participants and the communities they serve.


Aug 11

2020 EREF Annual Charitable Auction

August 11 @ 10:00 am - August 12 @ 6:30 pm
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
901 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans LA
Sep 30

2020 Fall Classic & Networking Event

September 30 @ 8:00 am - October 1 @ 5:00 pm
Pinehurst Resort
80 Carolina Vista Drive
Pinehurst NC
Oct 11

2020 Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium

October 11 @ 12:00 am - October 14 @ 12:00 am

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If you believe as we do, in the value of empirical science which can develop and evaluate new approaches to manage solid waste, we encourage you to join us in our mission.  

“Historically, money spent on scientific research has been limited. But today, qualified answers are beginning to arrive thanks to EREF.”

Ron McCracken, President, RJM Associates May 1, 2015