For more than 100 years, the Air & Waste Management Association has provided programs and activities designed and conducted by environmental professionals for environmental professionals. As the leading international association for environmental professions, A&WMA has more than 5,000 members, 34 Sections, and 100 Chapters worldwide. 

A&WMA offers continuing education, technical information, career resources, networking, discounts, and many more benefits! Joining the A&WMA is an asset to your professional development.

Outlined below are the various categories of membership. From student to organizational, each category is structured to fit your changing needs at every stage of professional development.

Download the printable application 

Individual Membership
Individual membership is available to environmental professionals interested in expanding their professional knowledge and networks.

$195 USD
This membership is available to any person, working in the environmental profession, who is interested in accomplishing the mission and objectives of the Association.

Young Professional Membership
$98 USD
Any person, age 35 or under, working in the environmental profession, who is interested in accomplishing the mission and objectives of the Association. This membership is valid for the first five consecutive years of A&WMA membership in this category. 

Download the Young Professional application.

Emeritus Membership
$98 USD
Must be 65 years of age or older and have at least 15 years of A&WMA Membership.  Please call the office at 412-904-6018 if you qualify.

Student Membership
Full-time undergraduate or graduate students are eligible for discounted membership to A&WMA.

$35 USD
Click here for the Student Membership brochure.
Be sure to learn about our Graduation Gift to student members!

Organizational Membership
Organizational Membership is a perfect solution for companies and organizations with more than 3 environmental professionals who want to reduce membership costs and increase participation in A&WMA.

Organizational Membership (up to 10 members)

$595/company + $98/employee USD
Organizational Membership (more than 10 members)
$1,495/company + $98/employee USD
Organizational Government Membership
$470/company + $98/employee USD
Ways to become a member:

1.   Apply Online

2.   Download and complete the Printable Application.
      (Instructions for mailing and faxing are included on the Application.)
    3.   Contact the headquarters office at 1-800-270-3444 (U.S. and Canada) or +1-412-232-3444 (international) to have a membership packet sent to you. You may also e-mail your request to

    Renew your membership.

    For questions or more information on the advantages of becoming an A&WMA member, please contact a Member Services Representative at or +1-412-232-3444.