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EREF and SWANA to Collaborate on Research, Education and Awareness

Raleigh, NC (October 21, 2016) – The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that outlines the intent to conduct various collaborative efforts, including: data aggregation and similar applied research efforts of mutual interest, joint fundraising activities to fund research efforts, increased collaboration regarding industry education and enhancing the awareness of both organizations. The MOU will enable EREF and SWANA’s Applied Research Foundation (ARF) to support and complement each other’s efforts, with ARF focusing on applied research and its application to today’s solid waste management issues and EREF’s focus on more basic research conducted by some of the nation’s top universities.

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EREF to Hold 2nd Fall Classic Poker Tournament in The Woodlands, TX

 

Raleigh, NC (October 13, 2016) – The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) will hold its 2nd Fall Classic Poker Tournament on November 17 at The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center in The Woodlands, TX. The Poker Tournament will conclude the 2016 EREF Fall Classic & Networking Event which will take place November 16 and 17 at The Golf Trails of The Woodlands.

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EREF Awards First Ice River Springs Master’s Scholarship for Sustainability to Jillian Treadwell of McGill University

Raleigh, NC (October 12, 2016) – The Board of Directors of the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is pleased to announce the award of the first Ice River Springs Master’s Scholarship for Sustainability to Jillian Treadwell, who is currently a student at McGill University in the department of Bioresource Engineering.

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EREF and OWMA Collaboration Expands Canadian-Based Research & Scholarships

Raleigh, NC (October 5, 2016) – The Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) and the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) have completed an agreement to strengthen EREF’s funding of Canadian-based research and scholarships. EREF is currently one of the largest sources of funding in North America for research and scholarships for sustainable materials management.

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Waste Connections and Waste Management to Co-Sponsor 2016 EREF Fall Classic & Networking Event

 

The 2016 Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) Fall Classic & Networking Event – to be held Thursday, November 17 at The Golf Trails of The Woodlands in The Woodlands, Texas – will be co-sponsored by Waste Connections and Waste Management. All proceeds from the tournament will support EREF’s mission to fund scientific research and educational initiatives to establish sustainable waste management practices.

This year, the tournament will be played on two courses, the Oaks and Panther, to accommodate more players.

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