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EREF Charitable Auction to Feature Online Components

The Environmental Research and Education Foundation’s (EREF) Annual Charitable Auction continues to be one of the highlights of WasteExpo, held June 7 – 9, 2016 in Las Vegas. Having raised more than $16 million since its inception in 1994, the Auction features generous donations from members of the waste industry and provides opportunities for exhibitors to increase their visibility at WasteExpo.

The EREF Auction consists of 3 events: the Silent Auction, Live Auction and Raffle. This year, EREF will introduce mobile bidding in the Silent Auction and online bidding in the Live Auction.

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2017 EREF Annual Auction

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Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the 2017 EREF Annual Charitable Auction at WasteExpo raised more than $1.8 million to help further support EREF’s mission to fund and direct scientific research and educational initiatives for waste management practices.

How does your auction donation support waste industry research and education? Click here to learn more!

Click here to view a PDF of the 2017 EREF Auction Booklet!

NEW at WasteExpo 2017: EREF Summit with a focus on landfill leachate treatment & management. Learn more.

Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter using #EREFauction17!

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The Silent Auction features smaller donations that allow donors to increase their booth traffic. Examples of previous donations include iPads, equipment, sporting event tickets and trips. 

Click here to view the Silent Auction winners! 

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The Live Auction is a fast-paced event where larger items are sold to the highest bidder by a professional auctioneer. Examples of previous donations include equipment, outings with industry executives and trucks. 

Click here to view the Live Auction winners!




Register to Bid in the Silent Auction

By mobile device:

Text “EREF17” to phone number 24700. You will receive a text message containing a link to register and view items, as well as instructions how to bid via text.


Click here to visit the EREF Silent Auction bidding platform. To register, click “Register” in the top right corner. To view items up for bid and their descriptions, click “Items.”


Auction Schedule

Silent Auction
Tuesday, May 9 at 10:00 AM until Wednesday, May 10 at 3:30 PM

3:00 PM (Booth #134)

Live Auction
3:30 PM (Booth #134)


Secure Your Donation Today!

Donor forms may now be completed online! To donate to the EREF Auction, please click the appropriate link below:

Silent Auction Donor Submission Portal Live Auction Donor Submission Portal

Click here to view the EREF Auction Donation Conditions and Terms.

Click here for the EREF Auction donation requirements.



Thank You to Our 2017 Auction Sponsors

Booth Space
Reception Auction Paddles Professional Auctioneer
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NOLA Signature Beverage Sponsor 
Silent Auction Mobile Bidding Giveaways Gold Sponsor  Strategic Partner
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Sponsorships are available. To secure your sponsorship or for more information, please e-mail kpickurel@erefdn.org.