How to become a member

Become a member in five easy steps:

  1. Choose the membership that suits you best – should you need advice; please contact our head office for more information.
  2. Download and complete an application form.
  3. Email your completed application form with all the necessary supporting documentation, signed Code of Ethics and your proof of payment  to ann@iwmsa.co.za.
  4. Once we receive your application it will be submitted at the next membership committee meeting for consideration.
  5. Once your application has been approved, your membership certificate will be emailed to you.

Payment for individual membership is the responsibility of the individual and not the employer and is not transferable.

Membership is voluntary and should be considered a long-term investment in order to gain the maximum benefit. There are various membership categories to choose from.

Our members include:

  • Municipalities
  • Consultants
  • Suppliers
  • Service providers
  • Contractors
  • Academics
  • National and Provincial Government
  • Industry
  • Mining
  • Corporates

Membership Enquiries:
Ann Oosthuizen | ann@iwmsa.co.za

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPS CATEGORIES AND FEES

MEMBER R 550.00 
Any person who has been actively involved in waste management for more than twelve months and is possession of a recognized qualification.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER R 440.00 
Any person not eligible for member category above, but who is interested in or connected with some aspect of waste management. Any member who has been an Associate Member for at least four years and has been actively involved in waste management for the same length of time can request to be upgraded to Member, as per the category above.

RETIRED MEMBER R 250.00 
Any Institute member who is no longer actively engaged in or connected with waste management.

STUDENT R 250.00 
Any student actively engaged in a course studying to qualify in subjects approved by Council.

SENIOR FELLOWS
Any member of the Council may nominate any member for election as Senior Fellow, having regard to the age, appropriate experience, qualifications, service to the Institute and conduct of such candidate.  A Senior Fellow shall be elected by a two third majority of the Council.

FELLOWS
Any Member in good standing with the Institute may request advancement, by application to Council, for Fellow. This application for Fellow must be endorsed, and carry a declaration by, three members in good standing to the effect that the nominated member:

had been a member for a continuous period of not less than 5 years, and
during this period played an active role in advancing the aims and objectives of the Institute or the industry through active involvement. Such activities may include but are not limited to:

part time lecturing, development of educational material, research and development, submission of industry related articles or technical journals, presentation of papers at the Institute’s organised events, and any other industry related activity deemed by the nominating members as outstanding.

All membership fees are per annum and include VAT

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ORGANISATION MEMBERSHIPS CATEGORIES AND FEES

SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY BASED ORGANISATION
R 300.00 

COMPANIES
1-10 employees R 1,650.00
11-50 employees R 2,650.00 
51 + employees R 4,100.00 

MUNICIPALITIES
Local Municipality – R 1,200.00 
District Municipality – R 2,650.00 
Metro – R 3,750.00 

PATRON MEMBER
R 36,000.00 
This membership is for organisation members who takes a responsible and dedicated stand for our policies and ideals

All membership fees are per annum and include VAT

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