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February 2019

EREF Project Kickoff Meeting

February 13, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Free

Municipal Solid Waste Combustion Ash Co-disposal with Unburned Waste – Implications for ETLFs Wednesday, February 13, 2019 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm EST Drs. Yongho Sohn and Debbie Reinhart University of Central Florida During this online project kickoff, learn about the new EREF-funded research entitled “MSW Combustion Ash Co-Disposal with Unburned Waste – Implications for ETLFs.” This research will address the co-disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW) ash with unburned MSW, and the potential heat generating reactions that can lead…

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March 2019

EREF Project Kickoff Meeting – High Moisture Waste Disposal in MSW Landfills

March 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST

Evaluation and Management of High-Moisture Waste Disposal in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills Monday, March 4, 2019 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm EST Drs. Joseph Scalia IV, Christopher Bareither, Colorado State University Dr. Craig Benson, University of Virginia Learn about a newly funded research project titled “Evaluation and Management of High-Moisture Waste Disposal in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills.” This research focuses on the management of high-moisture content wastes (HMWs) and municipal solid waste-HWM (MSW-HMW) mixtures. The overall objective of the research…

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May 2019

2019 EREF Annual Charitable Auction

May 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States

The EREF Annual Charitable Auction, held at WasteExpo, offers companies a unique opportunity to showcase their products and demonstrate their dedication to sustainability and waste industry research. For 25 years, the generous donations and support of EREF's Annual Charitable Auction, programs and other events has helped the Foundation become one of the LARGEST sources of funding for solid waste research in North America. Since 1994, the Auction has raised more than $19 million to help further support EREF’s mission to fund…

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June 2019

EREF Webinar – Co-Disposal in MSW Landfills: Liquid, Solid and High-Moisture Wastes

June 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
$25

Co-Disposal in MSW Landfills: Liquid, Solid and High-Moisture Wastes June 5, 2:00 - 3:30 pm EST This webinar is designed to provide (i) an overview of co-disposal in MSW landfills, (ii) recent findings from a laboratory study on co-disposal and (iii) motivation and objectives pertaining to a new EREF-funded project on co-disposal of high-moisture content wastes.  The first part of the webinar will be given by EREF where they will share findings from a recently completed study entitled “Disposal of…

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EREF Webinar – Landfill Covers: Water Balance

June 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
$25

June 20, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST Final covers are used to reduce the quantity of water that infiltrates into the waste mass in solid and hazardous waste landfills. Current regulations require that final covers be constructed with clayey soils or with geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs), with or without geomembrane. These types of covers tend to be expensive and prone to degradation due to wet-dry cycling. An alternative approach is to use “Alternative Earthen Final Covers”, such as Evapo-Transpiration (ET)…

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EREF Project Review Site Visit – Florida Atlantic University

June 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431 United States

EREF Project Review Site Visit Detection of nuisance odors using odor binding protein sensor Monday June 24, 2019 10:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT Florida Atlantic University Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatics Engineering Engineering East (Building 96) – Room EE 405 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 This meeting will discuss a research study funded by EREF and being conducted by Florida Atlantic University. This project focuses on the detection of nuisance odors at landfills using a novel odor binding protein sensor. Dealing…

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July 2019

2019 EREF Summit on MSW Organics

July 17, 2019 - July 18, 2019
Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport, 1177 Airport Blvd
Burlingame, CA 94010 United States

Schedule Wednesday, July 17: Presentations Thursday, July 18: Facility Tours Venue/Lodging Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport 1177 Airport Blvd. Burlingame, CA 94010 Please call 650.342.9200 and use code ERE to book your room by 6/25/19. $235 per night (not including taxes or fees) - this rate is good for 7/16 & 7/17. About the Summit EREF's Summit on MSW Organics will bring together practicing engineers, academics, industry professionals, government personnel and policy makers to discuss topics related to MSW organic…

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August 2019

EREF Summit on PFAS in Leachate

August 14, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - August 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm EDT
Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest, 1275 S Huron St
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

As a topic of great significance for both the industry and the public, the Summit seeks to facilitate discussion and provide various perspectives on the management, issues and policies related to PFAS. The Summit will bring together practicing engineers, academics, industry professionals, government personnel and policy makers. Schedule Wednesday, August 14 - 1/2 day of presentations Thursday, August 15 - full day of presentations Venue/Lodging Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest 1275 S Huron Street Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197 USA…

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October 2019

EREF Silent Auction at the Waste & Recycling Expo Canada

October 9, 2019 - October 10, 2019
Waste & Recycling Expo Canada, 100 Princes' Blvd. Suite 1
Toronto, Ontario M6K C3C Canada

The 2019 EREF Silent Auction, held at the Waste & Recycling Expo Canada, offers companies a unique opportunity to showcase their products and demonstrate their dedication to sustainability and waste industry research. Who is EREF? The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is a non-profit, 501(c)3 charitable organization whose mission is to advance sustainable solid waste management practices through research and educational initiatives. The Foundation is one of the largest sources of funding for solid waste research in the U.S., allocating…

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EREF 25th Anniversary Celebration and Fall Classic

October 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, 1 Grand Cypress Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32836 United States

CELEBRATE 25 YEARS OF SOLID WASTE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION! We hope you'll join us, October 15 - 16 in Orlando, FL, as we recognize EREF's impact on the solid waste industry and acknowledge the role our stakeholders have played in supporting the Foundation and sharing our research. This event will unite leaders from across the industry for an evening of networking followed by day of friendly competition on the green – all in the name of advancing solid waste research!…

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