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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.


Tue 25

Global Waste Management Symposium (GWMS) 2020

February 23 @ 8:00 am - February 26 @ 5:00 pm
May 05

2020 EREF Annual Charitable Auction

May 5 @ 10:00 am - May 6 @ 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

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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