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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Waste Watch FAQ

Scavenging Permit

As of 1 October 2021, members of the general public wishing to scavenge at IWMC facilities may...

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Fall Cleanup

Fall Cleanup schedule is the same Island wide. Drivers have the entire week to collect material....

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Sorting Tips

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...

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...
2021 Waste Reduction Week: Swap and Repair Sunday

2021 Waste Reduction Week: Swap and Repair Sunday

Today is Swap and Repair Sunday - the last theme day of 2021 Waste Reduction Week in Canada. We began the Waste Reduction Week with a discussion on a circular economy. Swapping and repairing are components of a circular economy, and we'd like to wrap up this year's Waste Reduction Week by sharing...

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2021 Waste Reduction Week: Sharing Economy

2021 Waste Reduction Week: Sharing Economy

It is 2021 Waste Reduction Week in Canada, and we have taken this opportunity to highlight environmental efforts and share ideas on waste reduction. Today is Sharing Economy Saturday. Sharing economy is choosing access over ownership to maximize convenience or other benefits to the consumer. It is...

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2021 Waste Reduction Week: Food Waste Friday

2021 Waste Reduction Week: Food Waste Friday

This week we are celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Waste Reduction Week in Canada. Today - on Food Waste Friday, we would like to highlight environmental impacts of food waste.  Individuals and households across Canada waste an estimated $10 billion worth of food annually. When organic material,...

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2021 Waste Reduction Week: Plastics Thursday

2021 Waste Reduction Week: Plastics Thursday

Today - on Plastics Thursday, as we celebrate 2021 Waste Reduction Week in Canada, we would like to highlight that everyone can play a role in reducing plastic waste. Since 2002, Island Waste Management Corporation diverted approximately 19,672 tonnes of recyclable plastics from PEI's only...

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2021 Waste Reduction Week: E-Waste Wednesday

2021 Waste Reduction Week: E-Waste Wednesday

As we celebrate Waste Reduction Week in Canada, we continue to discuss waste reduction and environmentally-friendly waste disposal methods. Today is E-Waste Wednesday. Electronic waste (e-waste) includes unwanted electronic equipment and accessories. In a landfill, e-waste can leak toxic elements...

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