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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Sheep’s Wool?

Attention sheep farmers!   Sheep wool goes into WASTE.  While it is organic and will break down over time, the process at the Central Composting...

Face Masks & Wipes

Face masks & wipes belong in WASTE.  Please do not place in the compost cart or blue bags.  And...please, never flush wipes, even those with...

Berry Boxes

Not sure where empty berry boxes go?  Click here for details.

Lobster Bodies & Shellfish

To keep your cart fresh, particularly if your cart is not due for collection for several days after enjoying seafood, you can place your lobster...

Kitty Litter Goes Where?

The disposal of kitty litter seems to be a hot debate on social media, but it's actually quite simple.  All kitty litter (including feces) with the...

Paper Bags

Paper bags used by grocery stores and take-out restaurants are now recyclable. This is awesome. However, the best thing for the environment is to...
Reusable Bags are Waste

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 reusable 'textile' bags in your compost cart as these do not break down.  This photo was taken at Compost Facility as staff are noticing more and more bags...

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Unwanted Farm Pesticides?

The Cleanfarms 2020 Unwanted Pesticides & Old Livestock/Equine Medication Collection will be offered from November 2-13, 2020.  No Charge!  Details can be found here: 2020-CF-Unwanted-Pesticides-Animal-Meds-Poster

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Summer Tips for the Compost Cart

During warmer months, the primary cause of odours and insects in the carts are meat and fish as well as excess moisture from fruit, vegetables, and grass clippings.  Here are a few suggestions to help manage the carts in the summertime: Use boxboard (cereal boxes, etc.) to contain wet organics or...

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Raccoons Causing Issues?

Raccoons Causing Issues?

Here are some tips to consider: Set a concrete block or heavy rock on top of your cart; Secure the lid by crisscrossing two bungee cords on your cart. PLEASE remove bungee cords in the morning of your collection day as cords can get caught in the tipping mechanism on the trucks and can cause...

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