The Air & Waste Management Association is a nonprofit technical, scientific and educational
organization with more than 17,000 members in over 65 countries. Founded in 1907, the
Association provides a forum where all viewpoints of an environmental issue (technical, scientific,
economic, social, political and risk assessment) receive consideration.
This worldwide network represents many disciplines: physical and social sciences, health and
medicine, engineering and law. The Association attracts decision makers from agencies, industry,
business, and the academic and research communities.
To serve its members, A&WMA provides opportunities for technological exchange, professional
development, public education and networking. Through these efforts the Association will realize its
vision of becoming the premier international environmental organization promoting global