General Information

As the leading professional body for resource and waste professionals, CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management) is the voice of the sector and represents over 5,000 individuals and organisations in the UK and overseas. 

Through our members and our wholly owned subsidiaries WAMITAB and CIWM Enterprises, the CIWM group has a unique understanding of the sector.

Our professional knowledge and trusted reputation enables us to inform and influence legislation and  policy and play a vital part in shaping the future role and reputation of the sector.

Products and services


CIWM Membership 

Find the right level for you and choose from a range of membership grades including Chartered qualifications and enjoy a range of attractive member benefits.

Industry-leading training 

Give your team the confidence and tools to develop their skills, update their knowledge and ensure their competence through our wide range of training courses.  

Cutting-edge conferences and exhibitions

Hear from key thought-leaders and innovators and join the debates on the latest hot topics at an industry-recognised event

Technical advice and support

Access reliable and independent advice from our team of technical experts.  

Networking opportunities

Join an online community, attend local and national events and meet your peers at a CIWM regional centre or special interest group.

Access the very latest industry news

Keep up to date on the latest industry news via the CIWM Journal Website, CIWM Journal magazine and dedicated member newsletter – News Online.

Unrivalled marketing opportunities

Raise your company’s profile in the sector and communicate your message through advertising and sponsorship across CIWM events, magazines and websites. Download the 2018 Media Pack


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Related Organisations

Partnerships with other organisations and government bodies