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EREF to Hold Summit on Management Issues and Policy Related to PFAS in Leachate

The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) will hold its Summit on PFAS in Leachate August 14 – 15 at the Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest in Ann Arbor, MI. The day and a half of presentations will begin at 1:30 pm ET on Wednesday, August 14, and conclude at 5:00 pm ET on Thursday, August 15.

This Summit will bring together practicing engineers, academics, industry professionals, government personnel and policy makers to provide various perspectives and facilitate discussions on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in landfill leachate.

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July 2015 Regional Summit

Meeting Focus: Organics Management

July 16 – 17, 2015
The Sheraton San Jose
1801 Barber Lane
Milpitas, CAin collaboration with


July 16 – Site Visits

  • SAFE / Sustainable Organics Solutions (SOS) operation housed at Garden City Sanitation in Santa Clara: Observe how SOS equipment transforms pre-processed food scraps into a dry feed for animals
  • Zanker Recycling and Zero Waste Energy Development Company: a drive through one of the largest C&D processing facilities in the country followed by a tour through the world’s largest dry anaerobic digestion facility that uses a patented dry fermentation process to create electricity from organic waste

July 17 – Presentations

Attendees will hear from industry experts and scientists conducting cutting edge research in the field of organic solid waste management. Tentative topics include:

  • Composting MSW Organics: Current Challenges & Future Trends
  • State of Practice for Anaerobic Digestion of MSW Organics on the West Coast and Beyond
  • Impact of California’s air regulations on solid waste management
  • Enhancing anaerobic digestion of the organics fraction of MSW

and many more…


Registration Fees

Consultants/Industry Personnel = $200
Federal/State/Local Agencies/Non-Profits = $25
Student/Academia = $15

Click here to register


Hotel Reservations

The Sheraton San Jose
1801 Barber Lane
Milpitas, CA

Rate = $169/night
Reservations must be made by June 15.

Click here to make an online reservation


Thank You to Our Sponsors

Site Visit Bus

Additional sponsorship opportunities available! Click here for more information or send an e-mail to events@erefdn.org.