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Honors and Awards

Each year, the Air & Waste Management Association recognizes individuals and companies for outstanding accomplishments in the promotion of a clean environment through its Honors and Awards Program. These awards were created by the Association to encourage environmental professionals, educators, researchers, and industry leaders to serve as models for others to emulate and, in doing so, further the mission and objectives of the Association.

Nominations for the following 2020 awards are now open! All materials are due November 22, 2019.


Yearly award recipients are honored at the Annual Conference:

The Education Council is also accepting nomincations for the Exceptional Education Contributor Award. 

Nominations are encouraged for individuals from all backgrounds who have contributed to A&WMA’s educational mission as implemented through its Education Council. Criteria includes A&WMA leadership positions with educational responsibilities (40%); and specific initiatives and/or contributions that have supported A&WMA’s educational mission (60%). The award recipient will be recognized at the ACE 2020 Student Awards Ceremony in San Francisco.

Please submit electronic nominations that include the candidate’s contact information, professional background, and contributions pertaining to the two award criteria cited above. Self-nominations are also encouraged. The nomination should be no more than 4 pages long with 11 point font.

Submit nominations to rlebovitz@awma.org by November 22, 2019