About Us

The Environmental Research and Education Foundation of Canada is a registered charity with a designation of Public Foundation.


To advance education by conducting and funding research on all aspects of the Canadian solid waste management industry to achieve greater sustainability, higher process efficiency and increased knowledge and making the results publicly available.

Steering Committee Members

Tracy Black
Waste Management, Inc.

Annette Synowiec
City of Toronto

Bryan Staley, PhD, PE

Dave Richmond
GFL Environmental Inc.

Tej Gidda
GHD Services Inc.

Robert Monchamp
London Machinery (McNeilus)

Denis Goulet
Miller Waste Systems Inc.  

Tim Corcoran
Molok North America                                                 

Mike Chopowick/Michele Goulding
Ontario Waste Management Association               

Mike Greenhill/Jon Arsenault 
Region of Waterloo                                                     

Bruce Wilson
University of New Brunswick                                     

Mike Watt
Walker Industries                                                         

 Izzie Abrams
Waste Connections of Canada         

Board of Directors

Ven Poole
GFL Environmental, Inc.

Pat Carroll
Environmental Solutions Group

Bruce Wilson
University of New Brunswick