Island Waste Management Corporation provides waste management services for all homes and businesses through PEI’s Waste Watch Program.

Let’s work together to keep our Island green!

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Paper gift wrap and tissue paper belong in COMPOST (do not worry about tape).  Cellophane, plastic & foil wrap are WASTE.  Bows, ribbons, string...

Face Masks & Wipes

Face masks & wipes belong in WASTE (even if the package indicates they are 'flushable')!

Vape Pens and E-Cigarettes

Did you know that an electronic cigarette consists of an atomizer, a power source such as a battery, and a container such as a cartridge or tank....

Corrugated Cardboard Boxes from Meal & Other Delivery Programs

Corrugated cardboard boxes must not have layers of tinfoil, plastic, Styrofoam, etc. to be recycled.  If your cardboard has one of these components...

Battery Recycling Reminders

Let's all protect the world we live in together.  Do your part by safely protecting, storing and recycling your end-of-life batteries until you feel...

Office/Computer Chairs

Office chairs are made from various textiles and a substantial amount of metal.  Because of the metal content, they are recyclable.  Please place...

Reusable Bags are Waste

Using a reusable bag when shopping is great for the environment.  When the bag is no longer useful, it belongs in WASTE.   Please do not place...

IWMC Launches Public Survey

UPDATE: Survey Closed   Island Waste Management Corporation (IWMC) is proud to serve Prince Edward Island and is developing a five-year Strategic Plan to further strengthen the Waste Watch Program. Through this Strategic Plan, with your input, IWMC will identify opportunities to best serve...

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Collection Suspension for Excess Yard and Garden Material

Please be advised the collection suspension for excess yard and garden material placed beside the compost cart for pickup comes into effect on Monday, April 4, 2022.  Yard and garden material such as leaves, branches, twigs, weeds and other plant debris will be collected during Spring Cleanup. The...

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February 18 – National Battery Day

February 18 – National Battery Day

On National Battery Day, let’s remember the importance of recycling batteries! Big steps have already been made. In fact, in PEI, 88% of consumers are aware of battery recycling and 62% actively recycled batteries in 2021. Through Waste Watch Drop-Off Centers and other collection points working in...

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CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION begins on Monday, January 10. In order for your tree to be collected: place tree curbside by 7 am on Monday, January 10.  Drivers have the entire week to collect your tree (it will not necessarily be picked up on your regular collection day).  If you place your tree...

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