The Government of the Northwest Territories has developed a number of guidelines that, along with legislation, regulations and policies, help manage the environment in the Northwest Territories.  

Air quality

Hazardous waste

Hazardous waste is a dangerous contaminant with the potential to harm people and the environment. Hazardous waste includes paints, oils, solvents, acids, heavy-metal sludges and pesticides. These materials must be handled and/or disposed of properly.

View the guidelines below for advice and guidance on the proper way to manage, store and dispose of hazardous wastes:



Forest Management

Wildlife Management and Monitoring Plans