Christmas trees must be curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Monday, January 8th. Drivers will travel each Island road during the week, but keep in mind that collection may not be on the same day your cart is collected. Dedicated trucks are used for trees so that they can be kept separate from household organics.
Guidelines to prepare your tree for collection can be found here.
If your tree was out on time, but not collected by Saturday, January 13th, it is important to contact us no later than Tuesday, January 16.
FREE DISPOSAL AT WWDCs
During the month of January, trees from households can be taken at NO CHARGE to any Waste Watch Drop-Off Center. Click here for your nearest location.
WHAT HAPPENS TO THE TREES?
Trees delivered to the compost facility or to any of our WWDCs are chipped and either used in the manufacturing of compost or are used as mulch for horticultural purposes.
Parks Canada also receives Christmas trees from IWMC. These trees are recycled to help restore damaged sand dunes in PEI's National Park. They are positioned in the dunes to act as an organic snow fence and hold sand in areas experiencing rapid inland sand movement.