Innovation Series

Marketing Compost: How farmers can improve soil health, increase crop yield

Marketing Compost: How farmers can improve soil health, increase crop yield

Agricultural specialist Lise LeBlanc has spent the last 12 years on a mission to turn waste into resource. She’s been working with Canadian farmers for 30 years, helping them implement manure, lime, wood ash, and N-Viro plans. While her extensive agricultural research showed compost to be “the next logical step” in improving soil health, she couldn’t believe hardly any farmers were using it. Read More

Divert NS Takes a Bite out of Food Waste

Divert NS Takes a Bite out of Food Waste

On March 2, 2017, leaders from business, academia, not-for-profit and government came together in Halifax to dig deeper into a pressing social, economic and environmental issue: food waste. The Food Waste Summit, held by Divert NS and sponsored by Nova Scotia Environment and Walmart Canada, convened... Read More

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