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...


Collection calendars for seasonal properties are posted on our Resources page and can be printed as required.   Copies of our most recent newsletter (with six-month calendars) are available at all IWMC facilities and at Access PEI sites.

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COVID-19: Safety First.

If anyone in your household has been exposed to COVID-19 or is currently self-isolating, please follow these safety precautions.

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Due to concerns with COVID-19, some pharmacies may not be accepting returns of sharps and/or medications at this time. Please check with other pharmacies in your area to see if they may accept them and store unwanted medication and used sharps temporarily in a safe place in your home. DO NOT place...

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January 2021 Residential Newsletter/Calendar

Canada Post completed its distribution of newsletters to all Island homes in late December.  If you did not receive your newsletter, you can read it online here, OR pick up a copy at any Access PEI site.   The stand-alone calendars can be viewed and printed by clicking the Residential tab and...

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