Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Posted on May 24, 2002

The Foundation awards several grants each year for research or education in topics pertaining with any aspect of solid waste management. Project topics could deal with any aspect of the following:

* Waste generation rates and composition;
* Waste minimization;
* Collection and transport;
* Sorting, recycling, and remanufacture;
* Disposal options (e.g. landfilling or incineration);
* Waste or energy recovery (e.g., composting, landfill gas to energy);
* Innovations in collection and transportation equipment development;
* Employee health and safety;
* Sustainability or resources;
* Life-cycle assessment of waste management;
* Educating corporate customers in purchasing environmentally preferable waste services; and
* Development of high school and college educational programs.

For more information, visit http://www.erefdn.org/


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