Waste Industries is an active and proud supporter of the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF). EREF funds and directs scientific research and educational initiatives for waste management practices to benefit industry participants and the communities they serve.

RESEARCH
Nearly $11 million in projects that help shape policy, develop sustainable practices, bring value and direct the future of solid waste management.

SCHOLARSHIPS
Educating the next generation of solid waste researchers and technical personnel – nearly 50 scholars thus far, totaling almost $0.75 million.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Informing policymakers, practitioners and others regarding cutting edge research and solid waste management practices via meetings and online continuing education (coming soon!)


Click here to watch a video that further details EREF's mission.

For more complete information on EREF funded research, its scholarship and continuing education programs and how to donate to this great cause, visit www.erefdn.org.