Membership Categories

Membership is open to all those who are interested in waste management. There are four (4) categories of membership.



For companies, partnerships, government bureaux & departments, trade associations, etc. Each Organization Member can designate up to five (5) named representatives.


For non-profit making bodies such as tertiary educational institutions, green groups and charities. Each Institution Member can designate three (3) named representatives.


Individual Membership shall be open to any person aged 18 years and over (at the time of application) with an interest in solid waste management issues.


Students are defined as individuals in full time education. Student Memberships are free, but have no membership rights within the Constitution but may participate in activities of the Association upon invitation. Environmental scientists, engineers and other professionals working or interested in areas associated with waste management are more than welcome to join.

Membership Fee

The membership year runs from 1st July each year to 30th June of the following year. The annual membership fees are :

Organization Membership: HK$3,000

Institution Membership: HK$1,200

Individual Membership: HK$400

Student Membership: Free


New members, however, shall be entitled to a pro-rated membership fee for the first year they join in. Dependent on the member's joining date, the follow schedule shall apply. If members join in between:


1st July and 30th September, 100% of the annual fee shall apply.

1st October and 31st December, 75% of the annual fee shall apply.

1st January and 31st March, 50% of the annual fee shall apply.

1st April and 30th June, 25% of the annual fee shall apply.

Membership Application

To apply, please simply:


1. Download our Membership Application Form and fill in the details.

2. Make the respective membership payment via (i) direct bank transfer or (ii) ATM deposit machine. The Membership Application Form already contains our bank account details.

3. Scan the Membership Application Form and the membership payment slip to No hard copy is required.