Edmonton has a global reputation for excellence in waste management, water and wastewater, and land remediation technologies.
These industries form the backbone of the environmental services sector and offer a wealth of marketable consulting services, technology development and specialty products.
Climate Change Focus
The focus on climate change and Alberta's oil sands and energy sector has resulted in a robust and growing environmental services sector within Edmonton. Commitments to mitigate environmental impacts of resource extraction and processing offer many opportunities for environmental services and products.
Outstanding environmental research facilities
A large pool of highly educated people
Strong post-secondary programs that maintain and grow the labour pool
A cost-competitive operating environment
Regulatory systems that ensure improved environmental outcomes