Business Environment Council Limited (“BEC”) is an independent, charitable membership organisation, established by the business sector in Hong Kong. Since its establishment in 1992, BEC has been at the forefront of promoting environmental excellence by advocating the uptake of clean technologies and practices which reduce waste, conserve resources, prevent pollution and improve corporate environmental and social responsibility. BEC offers sustainable solutions and professional services covering advisory, research, assessment, training and award programs for government, business and the community, thus enabling environmental protection and contributing to the transition to a low carbon economy.
Ever since the inauguration on 14 Sept 1994, the Hong Kong Waste Management Association (“HKWMA”) has been dedicating to and witnessing the evolvement, needs, challenges and opportunities of the waste management issues of Hong Kong.
As an independent and non-profitable organization, the HKWMA carries a mission “Working Towards Effective Waste Management for a Sustainable Society”.
To achieve its mission, the HKWMA developed seven objectives which strive to fulfill for the benefit of its Members :
1. To foster high design and operational standards for solid waste management in Hong Kong, including hazardous waste management and liquid waste issues associated with solid waste management.
2. To encourage collaboration between all those concerned with and involved in solid waste management.
3. To organise conferences, fairs, exhibitions, meetings, technical visits, workshops and seminars on issues related to solid waste management.
4. To co-organise, in conjunction with local academic institutions, training courses in environmental and waste management, providing technical expertise from within the HKWMA and training to young professionals.
5. To organise study trips to promote the exchange of practical information and ideas on solid waste management.
6. To prepare working papers and position papers for discussion and to address solid waste management matters and policies.
7. To establish and maintain contact with local, regional and international organizations whose activities are related to solid waste management.
The HKWMA focuses on a broad spectrum of waste management issues. As a professional body, the HKWMA aims to gather and exchange practical experience and know-how in the waste management field with a view to sustaining and enhancing the quality of environmental infrastructure.
InSWA is a professional organisation that is engaged in the management and waste management technology, established in Jakarta on October 28, 2003. InSWA is a non-profit, non-partisan and an independent organisation.
The Korea Waste Association will make utmost efforts to foster the waste industry, the new growth engine leading the low-carbon, and green growth in korea into a green resource recirculation industry.
National Solid Waste Association of India (NSWAI) is the only leading professional non-profit organization in the field of Solid Waste Management in India. With over 500 members worldwide, NSWAI comprises of a strong member team of national and international experts on waste management which includes all kinds of waste such as municipal solid waste, bio – medical waste, hazardous waste, e-waste and construction & demolition waste. NSWAI helps the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) in various fields of solid waste management. It makes policies and action plans. Activities carried out by the association are— to collect, process and compile a database on solid waste generation and management throughout the country; to disseminate information on all aspects of solid waste management through seminars, workshops, refresher courses, literature and audio visual techniques; to conduct training for enhancement of professional competence in solid waste management; to participate in committees set up by various authorities and institutions on matters related to solid waste management; to render advice and consultancy in the field of solid waste management; to make recommendations to concerned authorities and institutions regarding solid waste management legislation, rules and regulations, guidelines, research and NSWAI also promotes the development as well as use of clean technologies and the sharing of know-how. It provides a forum for exchange of national and international experience, expertise and information in the field of solid waste management.
The Solid Waste Management Association of the Philippines (SWAPP) is a non-profit membership organization composed of solid waste practitioners from Local Government Units, National Government Agencies, Non government organizations, and the Academe.
Persatuan Pengurusan Sisa Malaysia also known as The Waste Management Association of Malaysia (WMAM) is an association for waste management professionals. Founded in March 2005, WMAM represents people from many disciplines, including engineering, law, science as well as management.
The WMAM works to promote and encourage the maintenance of high standards of waste management services in Malaysia in respect of solid and liquid waste, hazardaous, clinical and all other types of waste. It also encourages collaboration and cooperation between all those interested and concerned with waste management. The WMAM is a non-profit, technical and educational organisation that provides a forum where all viewpoints of waste management matters can be discussed.
As a newly established association, it aims to establish and maintain contact with local as well as international waste management related organisations apart from organising meetings, technical visits, trainings, courses, workshops and seminars on issues of waste management including study trips to promote the transfer of practical information and ideas on waste management for the benefit and welfare of the members.