Research in Sustainable Solid Waste Management
Environmental Research and Education Foundation
The EREF Board of Directors has set an initiative to ensure research funded reflects EREF’s long-term strategic plan to address all areas of integrated solid waste management, with a strong focus towards research that increased sustainable solid waste management practices. Pre-proposal topics must relate to sustainable solid waste management practices and pertain to the following topic areas: waste minimization, recycling, waste conversion to useful products, strategies to promote diversion to higher and better uses, and landfilling. Previously awarded grants have ranged from $15,000 to over $500,000 with the average grant being amount being $160,000.