Resources

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: 

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: 

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: 

Advice for students who want to start a recycling program at their schools.

Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Education and outreach
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File
Description: 

Homemade alternatives to commercial household cleaners.

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

Backyard Composting (pdf/177.73 KB)

Description: 

Commonly asked questions and answers about backyard composting

Resource Category: 
Conservation planning, Contaminants and recycling
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File

Backyard Composting (pdf/177.73 KB)

Description: 

Information for the industrial, commercial and institutional sectors about the proper handling and packaging of mercury-containing lamps for recycling.

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

Common household hazards wastes that can be flammable, corrosive, explosive or toxic and harmful to you and the evironment if not handled properly.

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

Teaches children about importance of recycling in the NWT.

Resource Category: 
Contaminants and recycling, Education and outreach
Resource Type: 
Brochures
Type of resource: 
File