Recycling Facility Permit

Do I need a permit to operate a recycling facility?

Anyone who wishes to operate a recycling facility must first obtain a Recycling Facility Permit.

How can I get a Permit to Operate a Recycling Facility?

You must complete an Application to Operate a Recycling Facility form and forward it, together with the required fee, to the department.

What materials can be recycled with a recycling facility permit?

You can apply for a permit to operate a recycling facility and recycle items such as:

  • automotive salvage;
  • cardboard;
  • construction and demolition waste;
  • glass;
  • paper;
  • plastics; and
  • scrap metals.

What are the fees?

$100 is the fee for a recycling facility permit.   HST is not required.  $50 is the additional fee for a permit endorsement if you are recycling automotive salvage and/or scrap metal.

Make cheques payable to the Minister of Finance.

How long does the application process take?

Your application may take two to six weeks to process.

Who can I contact for more information?

Sandra Keough (Environment Officer)
Access PEI Summerside
120 Heather Moyse Drive
Summerside, PEI
Telephone: (902) 368-5024
Fax: (902) 368-5830
Email: sends e-mail)


Published date: 
November 29, 2019
Environment, Energy and Climate Action

General Inquiries

Department of Environment, Energy and Climate Action
4th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-5044
Toll-free: 1-866-368-5044
Fax: 902-368-5830
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