Introduction to CIWM Webinars

CIWM have a programme of Member webinars throughout the year. These are remotely hosted so you can attend from anywhere via a computer, tablet or smartphone. CIWM Member Webinars are held on a variety of sector specific subjects as well as current 'hot topics' and updates within the Waste & Resource sector.

The Webinars listed on this page are free to CIWM Members. Anyone may register, but priority registration is for Members and places are not guaranteed as numbers are limited

As well as being a source of information and knowledge, you are able to use the webinars to enhance and update your CPD or SLD records.

If you have any questions about webinars have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions drop-down section at the bottom of the page. If you can't find the answer you were looking for contact the Professional Development Team at

Member Webinars

To register for one of the webinars below follow the link in the description.

Unless otherwise stated Member webinars are priority registration for CIWM Members - non-members may be eligible to register should places become available, but pre-registration does not guarantee a place on the webinar.

Should you wish to consider becoming a member follow this link for more information. 

Watch This Space!
- New CIWM Member Webinars will be advertised here as they become live for registration

Open Webinars

To register for one of the webinars below follow the link in the description. Open webinars are available to both member and non-members and places are available on a first come first served basis.

Working from home/ remote teams

Wednesday 8 April | 2pm – 3pm

This webinar will explore how working from home and remote teams can work for individuals and organisations. We will hear from someone who champions how to get the best out of flexible and home working, a small consultancy who can share tips on how it can effectively work and also from a large waste and resources organisation on how they have made it work for 800+ workers with 48 hours’ notice. This is a chance to explore how to make remote/home working a positive and productive experience for all.

Book your place here.

Working through COVID 19 (including the Job Retention Scheme and changes to Right To Work Checks)

Tuesday 14 April | 2pm – 3pm

This webinar is delivered by HR experts from HR Solutions.  They will be giving us an insight into managing your workforce during the pandemic and using the Job Retention Scheme (Furlough Leave).

They will also be talking about Right To Work checks, giving an overview of the changes when recruiting  for essential services within the Waste and Resources sector at this time.

They will be answering many of the questions to help individuals and organisations through this difficult time.

Book your place here.

Future CIWM Webinars

We are very interested to hear about your sector and industry interests and what the 'Hot Topics' are that people are talking about. If you would like us to consider a specific theme or topic for a webinar do get in touch and let us know your views on what you would like to hear about in the coming months. Contact us with your suggestions at:

If you would like to register your interest in a particular topic click on the link below. Get in touch at if you have a particular interest in hosting or being a Panellist on any of the webinar topics.

Download Member Only Webinar Content

Past webinar recordings that are available to members only:

Members - please click here to access the recordings (you will be prompted to log in if you haven't already)

Topics, amongst others, include:
CIWM H&S this time it's personal - The cost of getting it wrong - understand the consequences of mismanaging your health and safety responsibilities
-  Waste from Rented Households and the Law - Presentations building upon the 'Guide to Improving Waste Management in the Rental Sector' published by Resource London and LEDNET  
How to get the Best from Performance Management Reviews - Experts talk about the benefits of performance reviews for both employees and the business
Centre hosted webinars - Topics hosted by the East Anglian and Cymru Wales Centres
Chat with the Chief - Dr Colin Church answers some of your questions on the CIWM Organisation & Strategy 
Collection Harmonisation - Exploring consistency of collection services across Local Authorities

Join CIWM so that you can access past webinars along with a host of other benefits (read about them here)  If you would like more information on joining CIWM as a member click here or contact the Membership Team on 01604 620426

Download Open Webinar Recordings:

Listen to our latest webinars that are available to all: 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for a CIWM webinar?

Follow the link by clicking on the name of the webinar you are interested in - you will be prompted to enter your name and email address. 

How do I know if I am registered?

You will be sent an automated email with the details you need to access the webinar on the assigned date and time.

I can't attend the webinar but would like to receive the recording and slides after the webinar, how do I do this?

Register for the webinar in the normal way - you will then be sent a 'Sorry you were unable to attend' email which will contain a link to the recording

Can I send my registration confirmation email to a friend or colleague for them to attend the webinar?

No this is personal to you. They will need to register separately.

What's the best way to listen to a webinar?

A headset plugged into your computer is the best way as the sound is much clearer and won't cost you anything (data charges may apply if joining via a mobile device - check with your internet provider) but you can join by telephone using the dial in and PIN number provided in your registration confirmation email.

How can I find out about upcoming webinars?

Check back on the Member Webinar page on the CIWM website as new webinars will be added here as they are confirmed. Or keep your eye on the weekly News Online and Journal Online emails as they will also be advertised on there. If you are a member of LinkedIn or Twitter be sure to follow CIWM as they will be posted on there too.

Are there webinars available for non-members?

Yes these will be advertised on the CIWM website and social media (LinkedIn and Twitter). The webinars advertised on the Members Webinars page are for members only.

I am interested in a specific topic that I think would be useful as a webinar. How do I contact you about this?

We are always interested to hear about current 'hot topics'. Email your suggestion to

I would like to be involved in a webinar as a panellist. How can I do this?

Email with your details including your area of specialism or telephone the Education & Training Team on 01604 620426

My company would like to co-host a webinar with CIWM. How do I go about this?

Contact Ginny Hunter or Mark Norton on 01604 620426, they will be happy to discuss the process with you.

If you can't find the answer to your question get in touch with us at or telephone the Education & Training Team on: 01604 620426

If you would like to speak to a member of the Professional Development Team about webinars you can contact them by:

Telephone: 01604 620426



If you are interested in co-hosting a Company Webinar with CIWM contact:

Ginny Hunter on 01604 823346

or email: