The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management

CIWM have been RWM’s main conference partner for nearly a decade, and are looking forward to a close working relationship with RWM’s new owners - PRYSM.

As the leading professional body for resource and waste professionals, we are the voice of the sector and represent over 5,500 individuals and organisations in the UK and overseas. 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.

Our Vision

Making the best and safest use of resources to protect and enrich life on our planet

Our Mission

To influence, inform and inspire the sustainable management of resources and waste

Find out more about CIWM and how you could get involved below.

CIWM Membership

CIWM work to support our members in everything we do. Becoming a member of CIWM can help you achieve success in a variety of ways, including access to technical advice and guidance from our expert team, leading sector news and opinion pieces from CIWM’s publications, discounts on training and events and the opportunity to represent CIWM on centre councils and special interest groups.

CIWM Affiliated Organisations

The most powerful statement your organisation can make about your commitment to excellence in sustainable resource management is to join the CIWM Affiliated Organisation Network.

Signing up to follow the CIWM Affiliated Organisation ‘Code of Conduct’ demonstrates to customers and regulators that you’re serious about achieving the highest levels of professionalism and compliance. You’ll also gain access to a whole range of exclusive business support and development opportunities, from free technical advice to marketing to new customers.

CIWM Training

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

Conferences and Events

Hear from thought-leaders and innovators on hot topics affecting the resources and waste management at CIWM’s portfolio of sector leading events.

Sector News

Keep up to date on daily sector news stories via the CIWM Journal website. Become a member, and you’ll also receive the monthly CIWM Journal Magazine and CIWM’s weekly member newsletter.