The Board of Directors of the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) has announced the award of the first Ice River Springs Master’s Scholarship for Sustainability to Jillian Treadwell, who is currently a student at McGill University in the department of Bioresource Engineering.
Ice River Springs is an Ontario-based company that takes in large bales of used PET bottles from municipalities, sorts them, cleans them, makes them into food grade plastic pellets, then into preforms and finally into new bottles. The company then fills the bottles with fresh spring, purified, distilled and sparkling water. Ice River Springs is a plastics recycling facility and closed-loop production. read more >>