Resources

Description: 

Listing of beverage container program and electronics recycling depots in the NWT, and their contact information.

Publication date: 
August 2019
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
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The purpose of this document is to establish a consistent, uniform and cost-effective GNWT-wide approach to the management of contaminated sites for which the GNWT is responsible. This document is intended solely for use by Departments of the Government of the Northwest Territories.

Publication date: 
August 2019
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Beverage Container Program Distributor Monthly Reporting Form (BCP1A)

Publication date: 
August 2019
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
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The Strategy will serve as a ten-year road map for improving waste resource management throughout the territory. / La stratégie servira de feuille de route décennale pour améliorer la gestion des déchets à l’échelle des TNO. (anglais seulement)

Publication date: 
July 2019
Resource Category: 
Climate change, Conservation planning, Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Monitoring, Wildlife and nature
Resource Type: 
Strategies
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Application form for beverage container distributor registration. / Demande d’inscription pour la distribution des contenants de boisson.

Publication date: 
July 2019
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Arsenic occurs naturally in the Earth’s soil and water. Arsenic is also used to make products such as glass, paper, textiles, pesticides, and is also released into the environment through industrial activities, such as mining. This brochure will give you plenty of information on the legacy arsenic around Yellowknife.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Monitoring, Research and data
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

L’arsenic est naturellement présent dans le sol et dans l’eau. De plus, il entre dans la fabrication de divers produits, par exemple le verre, le papier, les textiles et les pesticides. Les activités industrielles, telles que l’exploitation minière, entraînent également le rejet d’arsenic dans l’environnement. Cette brochure vous donnera de l'information sur l'arsenic dans la région de Yellowknife.

Publication date: 
June 2019
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Monitoring, Research and data
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The 2017-2018 annual report of the Waste Reduction and Recovery Program

Publication date: 
February 2019
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
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A summary of what we heard during public engagement on amendments to the Environmental Rights Act.

Publication date: 
February 2019
Resource Category: 
Air quality, Contaminants and recycling, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
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Publication date: 
November 2018
Resource Category: 
Climate change, Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 
Publication date: 
November 2018
Resource Category: 
Climate change, Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Documents
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Report on Air Quality  in the NWT for 2016

Publication date: 
September 2018
Resource Category: 
Air quality, Contaminants and recycling, Monitoring
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Le rapport annuel sur les déversements pour 2017.

Publication date: 
September 2018
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Annual report on spills in the Northwest Territories in 2017.

Publication date: 
August 2018
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Help us collect fish samples! The Government of the Northwest Territories, in partnership with the Government of Canada, is studying the extent of contamination in the environment from former mining operations around Yellowknife. 

Aidez-nous à recueillir des échantillons de poissons! Le gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest, en collaboration avec le gouvernement du Canada, réalise des études pour déterminer l’étendue de la contamination laissée par les activités minières à proximité de Yellowknife.

 

Publication date: 
June 2018
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Hunting, trapping and harvesting, Research and data, Water
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

The Government of the Northwest Territories launched a public engagement process in November 2017 to gather input on the future of waste management in the Northwest Territories (NWT). A Discussion Paper, Developing a Waste Resource Management Strategy, was shared broadly and feedback collected is being used to shape the development of a Waste Resource Management Strategy (Strategy). The Strategy will serve as a ten-year road map for improving waste resource management in the NWT. This document summarizes the feedback from the public engagement on the Strategy.

 

Publication date: 
June 2018
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

A human health risk assessment (HHRA) is currently being carried out for areas that are offsite but near to the former Giant Mine, primarily to the west and northwest of the mine site. This study will look at whether people are being exposed to chemicals at levels of concern. Canada North Environmental Services Ltd. (CanNorth) is conducting this assessment on behalf of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC). CanNorth gave this presentation to the public on May 10, 2018 to update residents on the HHRA and collect additional input into the study.

Publication date: 
May 2018
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Progress Reports
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 
  • Hazardous Waste Carrier Registration Form: Hazardous wastes must be handled or disposed of properly to prevent harm to human health and safety and to the environment. If you are generating or carrying hazardous waste in the NWT, you are required to register with the Government of the Northwest Territories to obtain a generator or carrier number. 
  • Formulaire d’inscription des transporteurs de déchets dangereux : Les déchets dangereux doivent être manipulés ou éliminés de façon appropriée si l’on veut éviter de nuire à la santé et à la sécurité des personnes ainsi qu’à l’environnement. Si vous produisez ou transportez des déchets dangereux aux TNO, vous devez vous inscrire auprès du gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest pour obtenir un numéro de producteur ou de transporteur.

Publication date: 
March 2018
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Application form to apply for funding from the Waste Reduction and Recycling Initiative (WRRI).

Publication date: 
March 2018
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 
  • Hazardous Waste Generator Registration Form: Hazardous wastes must be handled or disposed of properly to prevent harm to human health and safety and to the environment. If you are generating or carrying hazardous waste in the NWT, you are required to register with the Government of the Northwest Territories to obtain a generator or carrier number.
  • Formulaire d’inscription à titre de producteur de déchets dangereux : Les déchets dangereux doivent être manipulés ou éliminés de façon appropriée si l’on veut éviter de nuire à la santé et à la sécurité des personnes ainsi qu’à l’environnement. Si vous produisez ou transportez des déchets dangereux aux TNO, vous devez vous inscrire auprès du gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest pour obtenir un numéro de producteur ou de transporteur.
Publication date: 
March 2018
Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Forms
Type of resource: 
File

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