Our mission is to improve our environment, economy, and quality of life by working with Nova Scotians to refuse, reduce, reuse, and recover resources.
We celebrate the change students are making in the province. Each year, Divert NS offers up to $20,000 in scholarships to Grade 12 students across the province.
Apply for the 2023 Champion of the Environment Scholarship.
Are you a Grade 12 student in Nova Scotia, who has demonstrated a commitment to the environment? Apply for the 2023 scholarship!
Job Opening - Chief Executive Officer
Divert NS is hiring a seasoned professional for our Chief Executive Officer. If you're passionate about environmental sustainability and have the right qualifications, we encourage you to apply!
Learn more about the position by clicking here.
2022 Mobius Award Winners
We hosted the 22nd annual Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence on November 1, 2022 at the Halifax Convention Centre. The event keynote speaker, Sarain Fox, a Canadian Anishinaabe activist, broadcaster and filmmaker. The following seven winners took home the 2022 Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence.
2022 Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to six 2022 Divert NS Champion of the Environment Scholarship winners.
Learn more about these environmental champions, and read their award-winning essays.
DirectioNS Council Funding
We are pleased to partner with DirectioNS Council to help fund projects that initiate or improve waste diversion. Learn more about this new program partnership helping social enterprises and the environment.
View 2022 Enviro-Depot™ of the Year Winners
The Enviro-Depot™ of the Year awards recognize depots that go above and beyond in their community, and excel in both service and employee relations.
Learn more about this year's winners.
View 2021 Champions by Mobius Awards
This year, the Mobius Awards present a celebration of Champions who, despite a global pandemic, never gave up on their environmental actions and even took on new waste-reducing initiatives and habits.
Canada Plastics Pact
We are pleased to partner with the Canada Plastics Pact in working to develop a circular economy for plastics and reducing plastic waste in our environment. Only through a collaborative approach involving all parties that this formidable challenge can be achieved.
Recycling doesn’t stop at plastics and beverage containers. Did you know that you can recycle paint, electronics, used tires, hazardous waste, and more? Select an item to learn more.