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Considering investing in the energy efficiency of your home? Take a few simple steps to make sure you’re getting the most bang for your buck., Step 1: Find an expert with a good reputation, There are many great Island companies doing energy efficiency work. Some of these companies are part of our...
Brochure describing the benefits for Island contractors that join efficiencyPEI's Network of Excellence
Any pesticide sold in Canada must be registered by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA). When a pesticide is registered it is given a Pest Control Products Act number (or PCP number) that is unique to that product. Registered pesticides are also assigned to a ‘class’, depending...
In Prince Edward Island, homeowners can purchase selected pesticides for home use. These are called domestic class pesticides. Two kinds of domestic class pesticides are sold in the province: , self select domestic pesticides:, These products contain lower risk active ingredients or require no...
What type of air monitoring does PEI do?, The quality of the air in PEI is influenced by two sources; the emissions we generate locally and those that come to us from provinces to the west and from the northeastern United States. To know what the current air quality is and whether there has been...
Investing in energy efficiency will reduce energy consumption and help manage farm operation costs. Farmers are eligible to receive rebates for upgrading to energy efficient LED lighting and energy efficient equipment like heat pumps. “Farming and agriculture are a large part of our Island...
Do you know someone who has worked hard to protect, preserve or enhance the environment? Does an individual or a school group deserve special recognition for their environmental efforts? Has an Island business or organization shown leadership in reducing their impact on the environment? Show your...
Application form for a Environmental Awards Nomination.
Nominations are open for the environmental awards recognizing Islanders who make outstanding contributions to protecting and enhancing Prince Edward Island’s environment. There are three award categories: individual, organization and school. Nominations are open until January 15, 2021 at...
How do fish kills happen?, Fish kills can occur for natural reasons., Under certain circumstances, large numbers of fish can die from natural causes. For example, every spring smelts and gaspereaux enter Island rivers to spawn and during this process some fish will die from natural causes,...