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Networking, Connections, Inspiration

Coast Waste Management Association Annual Conference is the premier waste management industry and networking event on Vancouver Island with attendees from across British Columbia and North America. This popular annual event brings together leaders in the waste management community to exchange knowledge, inspire solutions, and build connections!

Our Theme

Big Ideas: found at the intersection of a problem you want to solve and innovate for an easy-to-implement solution. Big ideas take creativity, insight, and focus. 

Bold Moves: it takes courage, confidence and some fearlessness towards action that will make a difference.

The waste industry has seen many Big Ideas and Bold Moves lately … lets explore together what is working and what else we need to have courage and creativity to solve!

What to Expect / What’s New

With a 98% delegate satisfaction rating in 2022, it is getting more challenging every year to top ourselves…but we are up for the challenge!

While we are a small Association with a wide reach, our Conference has always been a favourite place to connect for anyone working within and for the waste industry in British Columbia. This year’s PROGRAM includes more bonus events and tries to balance the varying sector interests of our member and friends of CWMA.

Taking a role in leading the way to reuse … with a textile Up-cycling Showcase, a Book Exchange and a Clothing Swap, we are bringing all our delegates along to set an example for everyone.

 Who Attends…

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