SAE International and IAWMA Announce Global Standards Development

Press Release

Standards Updates

SAE and the IAWMA recognize the importance of establishing and strengthening their relationship and fostering closer cooperation for the benefit of the aviation industry. 

Register for SAE-IAWMA Standards Development Updates.

International Aviation Waste Management Association

The IAWMA dedicates itself to the reduction and eventual elimination of all solid waste resulting from air transport activity worldwide.

Download Our Report

Get unbiased global waste management research for the aviation industry. Download the first-ever international air-transport cabin waste recycling study complete with policy, regulations, and best practice findings. Published by the National Academies of Sciences and sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). 

Cabin Waste Problem Is A Green Economy Opportunity

Law & Policy

Aviation Industry Needs Cabin Waste Standards


The Aviation Industry Must Include New Waste Rules


IAWMA joins The UN Global Tourism Plastic Initiative


Aviation & the Circular Economy 

How the Industry Can Reduce Waste Onboard:  Anne De Hauw, IAWMA Board Member and founder of the premier passenger experience firm IN Air Travel Experience, speaks to April Waterston of Onboard Hospitality Magazine on what steps the industry needs to take to reduce waste onboard.

Reducing Cabin Waste

Curious About Aviation Waste?  Watch editor-in-chief Alan Peaford of FINN, the award-winning independent news channel from the Farnborough International Airshow organizers, interview Andrew Wilson, IAWMA’s Executive Director, about it.


Sign up to receive periodic IAWMA AirMail updates. Don’t fret, though. We don’t like spam either.


Thank you for subscribing!