Benefits of OWMA Membership
Advocacy: The OWMA is the voice of the waste management sector in the public policy process. We monitor and assess regulatory and legal developments to provide detailed research and industry-related advice while representing your interest at the provincial and federal level.
Communications: The OWMA delivers timely news and analysis to help you stay on top of the most important waste management issues. Members receive a weekly media-scan, and in depth bi-weekly newsletter and our semi annual magazine, Waste Edge.
Education: With a changing regulatory landscape, advances in new technology and a continually evolving industry, the OWMA keeps you informed about the latest developments in the sector with up-to-date and comprehensive seminars, workshops and webinar.
Member services: The OWMA represents the highest industry standards. Membership enhances your organization's reputation and offers access to exclusive best management practices, group insurance plans and opportunities to raise your profile through advertising, sponsorships and media promotions.
Networking: The OWMA organizes several annual and special events that combine educational and networking opportunities, including the Canadian Waste to Resource Conference, our annual general meeting and expert workshop on timely issues. Membership provides that chance to make new businesses connections, develop professional relationships and grow your network.
Research: OWMA members play an active role in helping develop cutting-edge research and policy positions as part of our advisory committee process. The OWMA uses this advise to draft and release white papers that generate discussion and influence significant policy changes.