With Everything in its Place Nothing Goes to Waste

For over 20 years, Divert NS has worked to help foster a culture of recycling in Nova Scotia. Through environmental stewardship, education, and program funding, we have established ourselves as a trusted and knowledgeable source for information, inspiration, and support. We believe Nova Scotia is a model for recycling and Divert NS will advocate on its behalf at home and around the world.

  • Need tools to teach reducing, reusing and recycling? Check out our lesson plans & activity booklets for grades P-6!

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  • We provide funding for a variety of programs to support waste diversion and reduction efforts across Nova Scotia.

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  • Wondering what goes where? Check your local sorting guide, industry programs and provincial programs.

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Learn more about how Divert works in partnership with Nova Scotians to foster innovation, stewardship, and be a catalyst for change.

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Divert NS Bicycle Tire Recycling Program Launched!

Divert NS Bicycle Tire Recycling Program Launched!

Divert NS is excited to announce a province-wide, free, Bicycle Tire Recycling Program. Nova Scotians can now bring their used, unwanted bicycle tires and tubes to any participating bicycle shop, or simply leave their old tires when having new ones installed. Read More

Waste Audit – Learning from the Landfill

Waste Audit – Learning from the Landfill

In the fall of 2017, Divert NS completed an audit of the seven landfills across Nova Scotia. Waste audits are useful tools to gather information about how well we, Nova Scotians, are doing in regard to recycling and keeping resources out of landfills. When we know what materials are ending up in landfills that shouldn’t be there, we can do something about it... Read More

Upcycling Nova Scotia’s Organics Waste to Animal Food

Upcycling Nova Scotia’s Organics Waste to Animal Food

Most of Nova Scotia’s organics waste is processed into compost that is used for landscaping and gardening. But what if we looked at ways to increase the value of the end product? That is the question Oberland Agriscience​ is looking to answer through a Divert NS Value-Added Manufacturing funding project. Read More

* Divert NS is a registered business name of the Resource Recovery Fund Board, Inc.

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