Resources

Description: 

Provides requirements and direction on the release, servicing, training, record-keeping, labelling and disposal of equipment and appliance containing ozone depleting substances and their halocarbon alternatives.

Publication date: 
August 2007
Resource Category: 
Climate change, Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Guidelines for Spill Contingency Planning 2007

Publication date: 
January 2007
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Guidelines for managing biomedical waste in the Northwest Territories.

Publication date: 
April 2005
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Forest Fire Prevention and Suppression Guidelines for Industrial Activities are issued as directions necessary for carrying out the FOREST FIRE PROTECTION ACT. The Guidelines provide direction to forest managers and industrial operators for forest fire prevention and suppression, in areas where operations are taking place during the closed season.

Publication date: 
January 2005
Resource Category: 
Fire, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Guidelines for the proper management of waste asbestos, a contaminant that must be managed as a hazardous waste.

Publication date: 
April 2004
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Guidelines set soil standards for site remediation and outlines process used to manage contaminated or potential contaminated sites.

Publication date: 
November 2003
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Provides clear and consistent waste management standards intensive livestock and agricultural industry in the NWT.

Publication date: 
May 1999
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Guidelines on the proper management of waste solvents, a contaminant that must be managed as a hazardous waste.

Publication date: 
September 1998
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Guidelines for the proper management of waste antifreeze.

Publication date: 
September 1998
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File

Management of Waste Paint (pdf/21.82 KB)

Description: 

Guidelines for the proper management of waste paint, a contaminant that must be managed as hazardous waste.

Publication date: 
September 1998
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File

Management of Waste Paint (pdf/21.82 KB)

Description: 

Guidelines for the proper management of waste batteries, a contaminant that must be managed as a hazardous waste.

Publication date: 
September 1998
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Guidelines and conditions for municipal solid wastes suitable for open burning.

Publication date: 
January 1993
Resource Category: 
Air quality, Contaminants and recycling, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Giant Mine Oversight Society Bylaws

Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

A summary of best practice for applying Traditional Knowledge in GNWT programs and services.

Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Guidelines for planners, designers, operators and regulators of modified landfill facilities in the NWT.

Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

GNWT guide for procuring environmentally responsible products and services.

Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Guide provides Yellowknife residential property owners with options for remediating arsenic contaminated soils.

Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

A Homeowner’s Guide to Permafrost in the Northwest Territories provides practical information for homeowners on how to maintain the permafrost supporting their homes. The guide provides general information on permafrost in the Northwest Territories, the damage permafrost thaw can cause to a house and areas where maintenance or risk prevention is advisable.

Resource Category: 
Climate change, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File

WRRI Funding Guidelines (pdf/202.55 KB)

Description: 

Funding and application guidelines for the Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative (WRRI).

Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File

WRRI Funding Guidelines (pdf/202.55 KB)

Description: 

A guide to provide homeowners with simple, practical steps to minimize the chances of a home fuel spill.

Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Guidelines
Type of resource: 
File

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