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...

CAREER OPPORTUNITY* Operational Support Technician

Operational Support Technician Charlottetown, PEI January 2023 Island Waste Management Corporation is seeking interested individuals for the position of Operational Support Technician (OST). This position is based in Charlottetown. OSTs assist the Customer Service, Disposal, and other...

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Fall Cleanup 2022

The Fall Cleanup schedule is the same Island wide. Drivers have the entire week to collect material so the Fall Cleanup collection may not be on your regular cart day. Please place your fall cleanup material curbside by 7:00 a.m. on: Monday, November 7: Yard Debris Monday, November 14: Waste...

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2022 Waste Reduction Week: Circular Economy Monday

This week Waste Reduction Week in Canada is celebrating its 21st Anniversary. Each day of the week is dedicated to a specific theme highlighting environmental efforts and achievements while encouraging ideas and solutions. Circular Economy is a relatively new concept in Canada. It centers on...

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Scavenging Start Date Postponed

Due to large volume of storm damage material and increased traffic anticipated at WWDCs following hurricane Fiona, all scavenging at WWDCs is postponed until November 1, 2022.

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