The Young Professionals Group (YPG)- Malaysia Regional Chapter was established by young enthusiastic professionals from Waste Management Association of Malaysia (WMAM) and young researchers from Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) in November 2017, and officially launched on the 29th of January 2018.It aims at bringing together young professionals and researchers to address the current challenges in the waste management sector and bring innovative ideas and initiatives to improve waste and resource management practices in Malaysia. In addition, the YPG Malaysia ,through networking, discussions, and community engagement, aims to produce young professional leaders in the waste management sector in Malaysia to be part of the global drive of change in this field.

"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children" - David Brower


Objectives sub

Network of Young Professionals

To build a local network of young professionals in the waste management industry in Malaysia

Exchange of Ideas and Expertise

To connect YPs in Malaysia with ISWA YPs globally to exchange ideas and expertise

Building Leaders

To prepare Young Professionals in Malaysia to be leaders in the waste management industry

Enhance Better Understanding

To enhance the understanding of waste management issues in Malaysia

Platform for Collaboration

To provide a platform for young professionals in the waste industry in Malaysia to network ,share ideas , and discuss current issues

  • To be a leading Young Professional Group in the Waste Management Sector in Malaysia
  • To improve waste and resource management practices in Malaysia by undertaking a range of initiatives with professionals in industry and research institutions

YPG Committee

Membership Requirement

  • Applicants must be aged 35 years and younger
  • They can be students or working adults who are interested in the field of waste and resource management
  • Contact Us

    If you would like to get more information about membership, sponsoring, events or any other information, please email iswaypg_my@gmail.com