Pesticide management

Pesticides in Alberta must be safely distributed, stored, used and disposed.

Services and information

Alberta’s pesticide management regulations ensure that pesticides are safely transported, sold, stored, handled, applied and disposed.

Guidance on the distribution and sale of pesticides to wholesalers and end users in Alberta.

Prior to conducting a pesticide application, individuals must be certified and may be required to obtain a pesticide service registration.

There are regulatory requirements and operational guidelines for storing commercial and restricted pesticides in Alberta.

The pesticide management program gathers statistics about pesticides from the province’s vendors and users.

It is important to properly dispose of pesticide waste to protect the environment, livestock and wildlife.

Alberta Environment and Parks Pesticide Management Program has application forms available for registering to sell and apply pesticides.