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Islanders and businesses will start removing 30-million, single-use plastic bags from the waste stream each year to protect the environment when the, Plastic Bag Reduction Act, comes into effect July 1. The purpose of the Act is to reduce waste and environmental damage resulting from single-use...
Plastic Bag Reduction Act - Here's What You Need to Know Poster
PEI is currently considered a low risk area for Lyme disease, but if you find a tick attached to you, do you know what to do? Dr. Greg German, Infectious Disease Physician with Health PEI, will be one of the featured guests at a free educational event to help Islanders learn ways to protect and...
Some of the Island’s youngest and most experienced environmental leaders are being recognized for their work eliminating single-use plastics that spend a thousand years in the landfill as well as protecting the oceans and forests. This year’s Prince Edward Island Environmental Awards go to two...
One vertical poster for businesses to download, print and display.
This page is designed to help Island property owners match tree and shrub species and planting site conditions. It contains a list of native and non-native species commonly used for landscaping and other interests., How do I use this page?, You can use it based on species that interest you or by...
You must successfully complete a written exam to obtain a pesticide applicator certificate. This allows you to apply a commercial, restricted or manufacturing class pesticide. A pass mark of 75 per cent is required. All pesticide exams are administered by the Department., What are the requirements...
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM: 1-866-368-5044, Evenings and Weekends: 1-800-565-1633, Note: The toll free number is for after-hours emergencies and rings through to the Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic Region/Environment Canada Pollution Reporting Center, who will then forward the emergency...
Each year people see things in streams, ponds and estuaries that cause concern, but this does not mean that the water is polluted. Often, there is a natural cause for these conditions. If you are concerned about water quality because of something you have seen, contact the Department at, (902) 368-...
What is an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)?, An environmental impact assessment helps to determine any possible impacts, positive or negative, that a proposed project might have on the environment. In this way, negative or harmful impacts can be identified and addressed before a project...