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Setting Professional Standards in Sustainable Resource and Waste Management

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), is the professional body which represents waste and resource professionals working in the sustainable waste and resource management sectors worldwide. CIWM sets the professional standards for individuals working in the industry and has various grades of membership determined by education, qualification and experience.

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Featured Events

CIWM Gala Dinner, 17 September 2014
Birmingham Hilton Metropole

Join over 800 professionals at the largest networking event at RWM.

With over 100 of the foremost industry companies, government bodies and media to network with, this is a prime opportunity to meet old friends and make new business contacts.

The evening starts with a sparkling reception hosted by AMCS Group, followed by the Dinner sponsored by Siemens, Mercedes-Benz and Ashfords LLP, culminating with guaranteed after dinner laughs from the 'witty, charming, original and incredibly funny' Hal Cruttenden.

Have you heard what's happening after dinner? To find out what's really hot for this year, join the crowds at the 'Speakeasy' after party which continues until 2am.

The dinner is already more than 60% SOLD. Click here to book your place.


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Wed, 30 Jul 2014

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014

One51′s Acquisition Of Straight Gets Approval
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014

CIWM Events

Introduction to Waste Legislation in Scotland
Are you responsible for waste within your organisation? Are you new to a waste management industry ...
Wed, 03 Sep 2014

Environmental Permitting Operators Certificate (EPOC)
This course is an option for demonstrating operator competence for the purpose of operating a permit...
Wed, 10 Sep 2014

RWM in partnership with CIWM
Be part of Europe’s leading event for resource efficiency and waste management solutions ...
Tue, 16 Sep 2014

CIWM Gala Dinner
With up to 900 guests from over 95 of the industry’s foremost companies, government bodies and...
Wed, 17 Sep 2014

Introduction to Waste Legislation Wales
Is waste legislation new to you? Do you need an introduction into the key legal requirements of mana...
Wed, 17 Sep 2014

Health, Safety and Welfare Pledge