We are pleased to announce that Tony Baker – Compliance Manager, has been accepted as a Full Member of The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) following an application process and Professional Interview held in Manchester on the 2nd July. He is now recognised as a Chartered Waste Manager (MCIWM) by the Chartered Institution of Waste Management.
The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) is the professional body which represents over 7,000 waste professionals working in the sustainable resources and wastes management sectors- predominantly in the UK but also overseas. CIWM sets the professional standards for individuals working in the industry and has various grades of membership determined by education, qualification and experience.
Over the next decade, those involved within the Wastes and Resource Management sector will see strong emphasis on raising professional standards in response to legislative, environmental and public pressures. High quality professionals will be in demand.
The basis of a strong high quality professional industry lies with the underpinning knowledge provided by a sound and vigorous education, and during the last few years the growth of waste and resource management education has been one of the key aspects in improved standards.
Tony is also a Graduate Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Grad IOSH) and a full member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS).
“During my time at GPT I have strived to continually develop a wide knowledge of the waste and resources sector, and, together with all my colleagues we aim to provide best practice guidance and solutions for our Clients’ waste management requirements. GPT has been a Corporate Member of the institute since the business started and my individual award demonstrates our overall commitment to the aims of the Institute and a recognition of the benefits associated with membership”.
To discuss your waste and resource management requirements or to speak to a Chartered Waste Manager, call GPT Waste on 0844 854 5000 or email here.
About GPT Waste
GPT Waste, the largest UK independent provider of waste management solutions and sustainable waste services. They continually demonstrate operational efficiency as well as financial savings via their innovative approach to waste management systems and routes to processes.
GPT Key Statistics:
- Over 410,000 consignments of waste managed each year
- Over 34,000 waste movements managed each month, the UK produce over 400 million tonnes of waste annually
- UK waste output is growing at over 3% per annum
- Compliant with over 1300 pieces of environmental legislation
- Your company can be fined for improper waste management
- Commercial and Industrial waste can often be turned into a resource if processed correctly