About ESAA

Our History

The Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA) was established in 1987, and with over two hundred member organizations it has grown to become one of Canada’s leading environment industry associations. 

ESAA is a business association with a business approach to providing programs leading to its members corporate success! Since it has been established ESAA has continued to provide its members with educational publications and conferences much needed in the ever changing environmental industry, as well as providing important networking opportunities. ESAA is committed to promoting its many members and their services. ESAA is proud to serve its member organizations!

2020 - 2022 Strategic Priorities

  1. Diversified Membership and Services
  2. Mutually Beneficial Stakeholder Relations
  3. Create Sustainable Revenue Streams
  4. Prominent Brand Awareness
  5. Organizational Excellence in Governance and Operations


“Leaders in Advancing Canada’s Environmental Industry”


“We Create and Deliver Opportunities That Support Our Members Success”


The ESAA Board has identified the following set of values used to guide the Association’s decision-making process and operations:

  • Accountability
  • Innovative
  • Community Involvement
  • Environmental Integrity

3-Year Business Plan 2020 - 2022​

The ESAA Board of Directors recently approved ESAA’s next 3-year business plan. The plan is now available for downloading. ​

2023 ESAA Annual Report

The most recent version of the ESAA Annual Report is now available.​


The Bylaws relating generally to the transaction of the business affairs of the Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA) are now available. ESAA’s Bylaws were updated in 2022.

Code of Ethics

Members of the Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA) shall recognize that the Association’s Code of Ethics is founded upon integrity, competence, devotion to service and protection of the environment. This code shall guide our members at all times.

Members of the Association shall:

  1. Perform their service with proper regard for safety, health and welfare of workers and the public; and for the protection of the environment;
  2. Perform their services in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies of local, provincial and federal jurisdictions;
  3. Endeavor to extend public understanding of the environmental services industry, and its place in society;
  4. Undertake only such work as they are competent to perform by virtue of their experience and training;
  5. Endeavor at all times to improve the competence, dignity and prestige of the Association;
  6. Conduct themselves with fairness and good faith;
  7. Advertise their services in a manner complimentary to the dignity of the Association.