International Institute of Waste Management (IIWM) is a "Not-for-Profit" organisation. The organisation was founded in 2009, as Ministry of Science and Technology Project at Bhopal. In due course of time, with its humongous contribution in waste management, the project evolved into a full-fledged organisation. Today, IIWM supports the Government in creating an impetus in the field of waste management activities.

IIWM works with various agencies in order to bridge the gap between the Governmental programmes, schemes, legislations and the 'on field execution'. The organisation homes few of the best professionals who believe in bringing drastic change to the society through their contributions.

IIWM’s focus area of work is in the field of solid and liquid waste management. All waste management facets like Hazardous waste, Bio-medical waste, Non-Hazardous Industrial Waste, Municipal waste, Construction & Demolition waste, E-Waste, Sewage and Effluent from industries. IIWM also works in the area of Resource Efficiency, Sanitation, Water Management, Climate Change and Energy Management.

Activities at IIWM includes
  • Evaluation
  • Conceptualising new and innovative projects
  • Implementing pilot projects
  • Designing capacity building programmes
  • Undertaking training programmes for all stakeholders
  • Facilitating exchange of ideas between developed & developing countries
  • Providing feedbacks to the Government on its schemes & programmes
  • Creating new policies and more

IIWM has achieved wide accolades and support from the Several Government bodies and Industrial houses for its contributions. The organisations main objective is to spread sustainable development with special focus on waste management. The experts at the institute hold experience in working with several line ministries.

The institute is affiliated and/or supported by the:
  • Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO)
  • Ministry of Science and Technology
  • The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)
  • Several State Pollution Control Boards.

IIWM is empanelled as a National Key Resource Centre by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, the Govt. of India. The institute is also the extension agency for the Council for Science and Industrial Research (CSIR), the premium science research institute of India.

IIWM is empanelled with the United Nation’s Development Programme (UNDP), supported by the German Agency for Development, GIZ and other International agencies. It has a working relationship with Latin American Caribbean Federation of India (LACFI).