Tagged: las vegas auction

EREF Announces Details for Upcoming Annual Charity Auction  

February 22, 2022
View Here

EREF Announces Details for Upcoming Annual Charity Auction  

Raleigh, NC – The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) today announced details for its upcoming Annual Charity Auction:

  • Live auction will be held at WasteExpo in Las Vegas, NV on May 11, 2022 in Booth #551 at 3:30pm PT. 
  • Reception will be held in Booth #551 on Wednesday, May 11 at 3pmPT. 
  • Silent Auction will be virtual and is open April 27, 10amPT through Wednesday, May 11 4pm PT. 

“The EREF Annual Charity Auction offers companies a special opportunity to showcase their products, while demonstrating their dedication to supporting credible scientific research in the waste management industry,” said Bryan Staley, President and Chief Executive Officer, EREF. “Cornerstone events like this charity auction bring our Foundation a crucial step forward in our mission of advancing science and creating educational pathways toward a more sustainable future. EREF is grateful for the waste management industry’s continued support, and we are looking forward to having everyone back in person to participate in a good cause.” 

For over 25 years, the generous donations and support of EREF’s Annual Charitable Auction, programs and other events have helped the Foundation become one of the largest sources of funding for solid waste research in North America. Participants help bolster EREF’s mission to support students researching a more sustainable future.   

For full 2022 Auction details, click here. To learn more about WasteExpo 2022, click here.  

To sponsor or donate, contact the Events Team at events@erefdn.org 

EREF is a 501(c)3 class charity that advances scientific research and creates educational pathways that enable innovation in sustainable waste management practices. For more complete information on EREF funded research, its scholarship program and how to donate to this great cause, visit erefdn.org. 


Media Contact:
Milly Read, Communications Manager
Email: mread@erefdn.org 

2017 EREF Annual Auction

Auction 2017 Logo larger


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!

EREF2017silentauctionphoneoutlines2017 Silent Auction

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! 

Live Bidder 42017 Live Auction 

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
Big_Truck_Rental_Logo_NoHeil CPS logo RBA_sponsorship_logo 17
NOLA Signature Beverage Sponsor 
Silent Auction Mobile Bidding Giveaways Gold Sponsor  Strategic Partner
Michelin logo ssi_logo_100_kurz_2012 nwra


Sponsorships are available. To secure your sponsorship or for more information, please e-mail kpickurel@erefdn.org.


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.

Click here for more information (PDF)