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Organizations: Environment and Sustainable Resource Development

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May 1, 2012

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Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development has regulated used lubricating oils and undrained lube oil filters since the early 1990's. In Alberta, used lube oil and undrained oil filters are classified as hazardous waste (Waste Type 201) or hazardous recyclables. As such, these...


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November 1, 2012

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Section 13 of the Subdivision and Development Regulation defines the setback required from a subdivision development for a residence, school, hospital, or food establishment to a waste storage site. The Regulation allows the subdivision or development authority to vary of the setback distance...


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November 1, 2012

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Section 13 of the Subdivision and Development Regulation defines the setback distance required from a new or expanding landfill to a residence, school, hospital, or food establishment. The Regulation allows the subdivision or development authority to vary the setback distance upon receiving...


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November 1, 2012

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Section 13 of the Subdivision and Development Regulation defines the setback required from a subdivision development for a residence, school, hospital, or food establishment to an operating landfill. The Regulation allows the subdivision or development authority to vary the setback distance upon...


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May 1, 2013

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Section 13 of the Subdivision and Development Regulation defines the setback distance required from a subdivision development for a residence, school, hospital, or food establishment to a non-operating landfill. The Regulation allows the subdivision or development authority to vary regulated...


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February 1, 2012

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Intermediate cover or daily cover means soil or other suitable material that is used to cover compacted solid waste in a landfill cell or trench in order to contain the waste and control vectors, fire, odour, erosion, moisture and aesthetics.


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May 1, 2012

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This information sheet describes Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development’s legal framework and recommended management applicable to paint waste. Paint waste means unwanted paint and includes, without limitation, leftovers or off-spec formulations of latex, oil or solvent-based...


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May 1, 2012

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This document describes Alberta Environment's recommended approach when dealing with mercury fluorescent lamps, including ultraviolet ray light tubes. Some of the information is also applicable to the management of obsolete or broken mercury-containing articles.


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May 1, 2012

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This information sheet describes Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development's legal framework and recommended practices regarding the management as wastes or recyclables of used crankcase oils, spent lube oil filters, and empty lube containers.


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May 1, 2012

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This information sheet identifies and recommends acceptable industry management practices when handling mercury amalgam waste generated by dental clinics and offices.


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February 1, 2012

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This document describes Acceptable Industry Practices (AIP) for the management of industrial sump wastes.


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May 1, 2012

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This document describes Acceptable Industry Practices (AIP) for the importation of hazardous recyclables.


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February 1, 2012

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This document describes Acceptable Industry Practices (AIP) for the management of asbestos waste. In this document, asbestos waste refers to waste containing asbestos in a concentration greater than one per cent by weight. For safety and health reasons we further recommend that the procedures...


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February 1, 2012

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This document describes Acceptable Industry Practices (AIP) for the designation of leachable wastes in Alberta (former TDGR Classes 9). Former TDGR Class 9 materials generate toxic leachate when subjected to the TCLP and will continue to be regulated as hazardous wastes in Alberta.


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February 1, 2012

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This document describes Acceptable Industry Practices (AIP) for the management of coal ash. Current management options for coal ash include: disposal in mined out areas, surface impoundments, off-site landfills, co-disposal with sour wastes, soil conditioner for pH adjustment and re-use.


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February 1, 2012

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This document describes Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Developments recommended management when dealing with chemically treated wood waste resulting from wood previously treated with creosote, pentachlorophenol (PCP), chromated copper arsenate (CCA), copper naphthenate (CN),...


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May 1, 2012

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This document describes Acceptable Industry Practices (AIP) for the management of sump wastes. from car wash bays or similar operations are accepted at Class II landfills for management, irrigation, or dust suppression purposes.


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May 1, 2012

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This policy document identifies issues and provides guidance when making decisions on the beneficial use of products derived from wastes including contaminated soils, sands, gravels, or inert wastes.


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February 1, 2012

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This document describes Acceptable Industry Practices (AIP) for management of aerosol cans. The Alberta User Guide for Waste Managers (Guide) identifies non-empty aerosol cans as hazardous waste depending on the characteristics and percentage by mass of the compressed gases in the aerosol can...


Last Modified

August 3, 2012

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This fact sheet provides information about the impact of different tree species on the spread of wildfire.