Come Join Our Standards
Committee Kick-Off 

Join the International Aviation Waste Management Association, the only evidence-based circular economy knowledge incubator dedicated to aviation issues, and SAE International, the world’s largest, most-respected consensus standards development organization, as we develop standards for products, processes, and services in business and global commercial aviation, airports, and flight kitchens.

February 16, 2023

WebEx 10:00 ET


Zero Waste

Premium passenger experience with a zero waste dispensing solution. Yes, that’s right. It’s here.

SkyTender AG Joins IAWMA


WTCE 10th Anniversary

IAWMA thanks Onboard Hospitality Magazine, leaders in hospitality and travel, showcasing tomorrow's onboard trends and beyond. With another successful event at Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH for the 10th Anniversary of World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE)!

WTCE is the leading global event for travel catering, onboard retail, passenger comfort, and the Taste of Travel Theatre. A place to listen to industry leaders, watch demonstrations, and discover all the latest trends to network and get inspired.

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. 

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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). 

Aviation Industry Needs Cabin Waste Standards


Reclay Group joins IAWMA to Advance Resource Recovery


IAWMA joins The UN Global Tourism Plastic Initiative


AECOM and IAWMA collaborate on Toronto Pearson Master Plan 

Airport Management

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.


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