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CIWM sends out the call for policy consultations

CIWM sends out the call for policy consultations

THE Chartered Institution of Wastes Management is urging all interested parties to have their say on two consultations which will shape the policy of waste management. The first consultation relates to the ‘Implementation of mandatory digital waste tracking’, the power for which already exists in the Environment Act 2021. “This consultation provides an opportunity for...

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Integration of CIWM and WAMITAB reaches Christmas finale

Integration of CIWM and WAMITAB reaches Christmas finale

FURTHER to their announcement in August of last year, CIWM is thrilled to confirm the successful completion of its merger with WAMITAB, a move designed to strengthen the provision of relevant and fit-for-purpose qualifications in the resources and waste management sector. The closer integration of WAMITAB into CIWM is part of the Board’s strategy to...

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Waste and recycling sector unites to tackle modern slavery

Waste and recycling sector unites to tackle modern slavery

THE waste and recycling sector’s leading professional membership and trade bodies, CIWM and ESA, yesterday announced a joint commitment to tackle slavery, forced labour and human trafficking across the industry. By working together, the two organisations will leverage their combined membership, which has a significant reach across the UK’s major waste and recycling operators, to...

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CIWM releases waste sector COVID-19 report

CIWM releases waste sector COVID-19 report

CIWM and the University of Exeter have today published a report on the UK resources and waste sector response and resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. The UK Waste Sector COVID-19 Response and Resilience Report draws on feedback from stakeholders across the sector, including relevant departments in the four UK governments, environmental regulators, local authority, private...

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WAMITAB Chief Executive steps down

WAMITAB Chief Executive steps down

FOLLOWING the announcement on 22nd July 2020 regarding the closer integration of WAMITAB into the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), we are announcing that Chris James has stepped down from his role as Chief Executive Officer of WAMITAB. Since 2017, WAMITAB has been part of the CIWM Group. CIWM Group Chief Executive Sarah Poulter...

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O’Donovan Waste MD Jacqueline O’Donovan made Fellow of the CIWM

O’Donovan Waste MD Jacqueline O’Donovan made Fellow of the CIWM

JACQUELINE O’DONOVAN, managing director of O’Donovan Waste Disposal, London’s leading independent waste management company, has been made a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM).   In achieving this most prestigious status within the CIWM, Jacqueline has demonstrated her experience in operating at the highest levels within the industry. She joins an elite group...

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Integration plan announced for CIWM and WAMITAB

Integration plan announced for CIWM and WAMITAB

CIWM is announcing today (22 July 2020) the integration of WAMITAB, the awarding body for qualifications in the resources and waste sector, more closely into CIWM. The move is intended to strengthen the provision of relevant and fit-for-purpose qualifications, particularly for the resources and waste management sector. “Skills and professional competence are more important than...

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CIWM has launched online ‘match-making’ service to keep waste services moving

CIWM has launched online ‘match-making’ service to keep waste services moving

A NEW resource-sharing platform has now been launched by CIWM which enables local authorities in urgent need of support during the coronavirus crisis to link up with private sector contractors with resources to spare. The WasteSupport platform has been developed by CIWM with cross-sector support from Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport...

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