Air & Waste Management Association - Upper Midwest Section

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The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that enhances knowledge and expertise by providing a neutral forum for information exchange, professional development, networking opportunities, public education, and outreach to more than 5,000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. A&WMA promotes global environmental responsibility and increases the effectiveness of organizations to make critical decisions that benefit society.

The Mission of A&WMA is to assist in the professional development and critical environmental decision-making of our members to benefit society. The Core Purpose of A&WMA is to improve environmental knowledge and decisions by providing a neutral forum for exchanging information.

The Upper Midwest Section of the A&WMA is one of 32 Sections and 100 Chapters worldwide. A&WMA's Sections and Chapters are local member units that provide members with environmental leadership, region-specific programming, and networking opportunities close to home.

A&WMA's Upper Midwest Section Student Scholarship Program provides financial support to qualifying college students to ensure adequate human resources and to improve knowledge and skills in the fields of air quality, sustainability, waste management, environmental management, policy and law. We offer both undergraduate and graduate student scholarships for the current academic year.

The application process begins in September.

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Education Resources
A&WMA offers a variety of products and services to help meet the professional development and educational needs of environmental professionals, university students, grades K-12 students and teachers, and the general public. A&WMA publishes the Environmental Education Resource Guide (EERG) curriculum for grades K-12, the Understanding Air Quality outreach products, Information Booklets, Fact Sheets, and other materials.

The Association offers a series of conferences, workshops, webinars, and courses to keep members up-to-date on new developments in the profession. A&WMA's Annual Conference and Exhibition brings environmental professionals from around the world to hear technical papers on cutting-edge topics and to interact with exhibiting business and organizations demonstrating the latest environmental products and services. Through its programming, A&WMA strives to address top environmental issues, offer access to leading subject experts, and maintain a neutral forum for information exchange.

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Upper Midwest Section

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