Think of us as your competitive advantage.

No matter where you are in your professional journey – whether you’re just setting out in your career, leading a team, or pursuing your own entrepreneurial endeavours – CIWM membership can help.

In a fast-paced, rapidly evolving sector, we’ll be your lifelong career companion, giving you an edge and making sure you stand out amongst the crowd. Through personalised support, expert insight and information, engaging events and endless connections, we’ll help nurture your skills, enabling you to excel and make a positive impact in the industry and beyond.

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Making a difference

With over 6,000 members, we’re the leading membership body for the resources and waste sector, and we’re ready to support you on your journey. We’ve made a difference to thousands of professionals just like you with our industry-leading expertise and unrivalled opportunities.

Networking – a network of connections that can help you in your role, whilst also tackling wider issues affecting our planet.
Knowledge – we have over 30 years of experience delivering first-class training, giving you and your teams the tools and confidence to develop your skills and competence.
Recognition – our professional grades provide a unique opportunity to showcase your experience, achievements and commitment to sustainable resource and waste management.
Insight – stay at the forefront of the sector by keeping up to date with the latest news and hot topics, whilst benefiting from valuable insights and perspectives from the leading voices in the industry.

Membership Benefits

Achieve your ambitions

No matter where you are on your professional journey, we have the tools and resources to help you reach your goals and aspirations. Unlock your potential with access to industry-leading mentors, first-class training and a dynamic community of professionals.

Grow your network

As a member of CIWM, you’ll be part of a thousands-strong community of industry leaders with a vast pool of knowledge and experience. We’ll help you make meaningful connections and unlock new opportunities to enhance your career.

Enhance your expertise

We’re here to help you become a true expert in your field. With a diverse range of expert-led training and learning opportunities for all experience levels, we have the tools you need to develop and refine your skills.

Stay informed and inspired

We believe that staying ahead starts with staying informed. Our communications are designed to provide you with the latest insights, trends, ideas and information to keep you updated and inspired every step of the way.

The CIWM Community

Our diverse community is a place to share experiences, celebrate successes, and find support during challenging times. Through your membership, you have the opportunity to connect with thousands of industry leaders, experts and peers who can guide you on your path to success.

Together, we have the potential to achieve more.

Together, we can move the world beyond waste.

Membership benefits

With a wide variety of benefits for each level of membership, we have the tools, resources and knowledge to keep you informed, connected and empowered.

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How do I become a member?

Complete our online registration and gain instant access to a whole host of exclusive benefits designed to enhance your career.

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