Pollution prevention resources

Please note that the "Canadian Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse" has been renamed the "Pollution prevention resource finder" and its URL has changed.

If you have been redirected to this page, please update your bookmarks with the new URL below:

  • https://pollution-waste.canada.ca/pollution-prevention-resources

: to close this message, select the grey "x" near the top right corner of the message.

Looking for practical pollution prevention tips, tools, and guidance? You have come to the right place. The "pollution prevention resource finder" is Canada's one-stop database of online pollution prevention resources. We scour the internet for resources so you don't have to. The database connects you to hundreds of online resources that can help you protect the environment.

How to use the finder

Select one of the two options to begin searching for pollution prevention resources. You can either search by category or perform a keyword search on all resources in our database.

Option 1: Select from the following audience categories

You will be taken to a results page where you will be able to search for category-specific resources and further filter your results.

What you can do on your own as a(n):

  • employee or volunteer
  • homeowner or renter
  • traveler
  • youth or educator

What you can do together as a:

  • business (including non-profit organizations)
  • community group
  • government
  • health care facility

Option 2: Search through all our resources

You will be taken to a result page where you will be able to search through all of our resources, regardless of category, and then further filter your results.

Learn more about pollution prevention


The Pollution prevention resource finder is a free service, provided on an "as it was received" basis and is intended for general information purposes only. Some of the information and services found on this website have been provided by external sources. Environment and Climate Change Canada is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability, or currency of the information provided by external sources. Users wishing to rely upon this information or services should consult directly with the appropriate source.

Report a problem or mistake on this page
Please select all that apply:

Thank you for your help!

You will not receive a reply. For enquiries, contact us.

Date modified: