Our Vision, Mission and Values

Focused on the Future

Our Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision

Creating a better future through global leadership in environmental and energy solutions.

Our Mission

We care for our world. Through innovation, science, knowledge and experience we help our clients, communities and governments ensure responsible and sustainable development of our resources, while demanding safety, enhancing efficiency and minimizing the environmental impact.

Our Values



Safety matters in all that we do and is always our top priority. We conduct our business with integrity and work every day to improve our safety culture in order to protect the well-being of our colleagues, our clients and the environment around us.


We do what we say we will do and always take responsibility for our actions. We are trusted because we take responsibility for our actions and are accountable to our customers, our clients and each other.



We are one team working together to maximize results. We work together with colleagues and external partners to deliver consistent, proactive and responsive products and services and maximize our performance.



We take on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm. We anticipate future needs and translating them into clear, strategic action.



We are passionate about being successful and are leaders in all that we do. We are known for our expertise, knowledge and quality and are always striving to exceed the expectations of our clients, our colleagues and ourselves.

Our Name

Our name is a reflection of our shared commitment to the earth’s energy and its environment. The name Tervita comes from the Latin words terra, meaning earth, and vita, meaning life. Together they signify a dynamic brand, one committed to sustaining the life, health and energy of our planet.

Our Logo

At Tervita, skilled, dedicated, enthusiastic employees are at the heart of everything we do. From the services we provide to our dedication to the environment, we create a dynamic energy that emanates from our core. This energy is symbolized by the glowing orange of our logo. The green represents our healthy planet, which will continue to thrive due to our efforts.

Earth Matters™

Because it’s home to every living thing, the Earth Matters™ - making what Tervita does all that more important. Our tagline reflects both the work we do for you and the care we take in preserving and protecting the earth in all we do.

Minimizing Impact, Maximizing Returns™

At the core of our culture is the belief that we are uniquely positioned to help you in minimizing impact, maximizing returns.™ Our reputation as an environmental leader has been earned over time, working with industry to set new standards and expectations for environmental performance and value. We have a unique ability to support responsible development while protecting the environment. Our name and visual identity reflects this commitment to you and to minimizing our impact on the earth.

Safety Matters in ALL that we do

Safety influences our actions, guides our decisions and shapes our culture. We believe our employees are entitled to productive, healthy careers in an incident-free workplace. We extend this philosophy further, to include our family members, our contractors, our customers and every community in which we work. Learn more about our commitment to safety and our safety performance.