Divert Nova Scotia Education



Divert Nova Scotia is a not-for-profit corporation championing recycling in Nova Scotia. For over 20 years they have helped build a culture of recycling through environmental stewardship, education, and programming that has made Nova Scotia a recognized global innovator in waste diversion solutions. They work in partnership with business, like minded organizations, government and academia to foster stewardship, fund innovation, educate Nova Scotians and support municipal waste management programs province-wide. They are always looking for opportunities to improve our province's environment and economy.  

The CBRM Solid Waste Department works in partnership with Divert NS to educate our residents, schools, institutions and businesses about waste management. Waste Reducation Educators are available to provide assistance with waste management, complete visual waste assessments or provide presentations.  If interested, you are encouraged to contact the Waste Management Hotline (902)567-1337.


DIVERT NS:  2021 Scholarship Announcement

Every year, Divert NS offers up to $20,000 in scholarships to Grade 12 students across Nova Scotia who exemplify leadership and demonstrate a commitment to preserving and protecting our environment.
• Six environmentally-focused Grade 12 students are receiving scholarships this year… Watch the video to find out who the 2021 CHAMPIONS OF THE ENVIRONMENT are!

To learn more about each winner visit https://divertns.ca/education/scholarship-competition-2

Divert Scholarship Announcement 2021





School Programs

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2021 Champion of the Environment Scholarship:  Graduating Grade 12 Students  DEADLINE EXTENDED

Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions implemented province-wide, Divert NS has extended the deadline to submit applications for the Divert NS Champion of the Environment Scholarship competition.

Please encourage your Grade 12 students who are passionate about the planet not to miss out on the chance to apply to the Divert NS Champion of the Environment Scholarship. The new deadline for submissions is **12am MAY 9, 2021**.

For more information on the requirements for this Scholarship, interested students are encouraged to visit the Divert Website http://divertns.ca/education/scholarship-competition

 Scholarship deadline extended 2021 


 To learn more about Divert NS you are encourage to vist www.divertns.ca 

Divert NS 2021 Enviro-Depottm Contest Alert

Hey CBRM residents do you think you know the ins and outs of your local Enviro-Depottm?
Put your knowledge to the test by entering the 2021 Enviro-Depottm contest. You could win a grand prize of $500 or one of two runner-up prizes of $250!

Please note, only one entry per person AND you do not have to answer correctly to win.

Play along by visiting https://divertns.ca/RecycleTOWin

Enviro depot contest 2021