Waste Collection Fleet Size and Maintenance Survey

Help us better understand the size and maintenance of waste collection vehicle (WCV) fleets throughout the industry.
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EREF Fall Classic & Networking Event

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa | Nov. 17 - 18, 2021
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The State of Practice of Organic Waste Management and Collection in Canada
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EREF Super Silent Auction

Cultivate a Connection during EREF's Super Silent Auction! Place your bids November 3 - 17
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Who Is EREF?

Find out where we came from, how we accomplish our mission and how that mission benefits the solid waste industry.
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The Value of an EREF Scholarship

Hear from 3 EREF scholars on the impact that their EREF scholarships have had on their lives
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Our Mission

To advance scientific research and create educational pathways that enable innovation in sustainable waste management practices.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thu 28

Storage Wars: Sequestering PFAS Using Polymer Chemistry

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Nov 04

How to (Accidentally) Destroy a Forever Compound

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Nov 17

2021 EREF Fall Classic & Networking Event

November 17 @ 8:00 am - November 18 @ 5:00 pm MST
JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 East Marriott Drive
Phoenix Arizona

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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