Divert NS provides direct funding to municipalities to encourage waste diversion efforts.
Diversion Credits & Municipal Approved Programs (MAP)
In Fiscal 2021, Divert NS will provide over $5 million to Nova Scotia’s municipalities in waste diversion credits and MAP funding. This funding supports their waste management infrastructure and the delivery of waste management programs. The funding represents 70% of Divert NS’ net revenues and is distributed based on municipal solid waste diversion rates. The funding is used to help support local recycling, composting, and other waste diversion programs.
Regional Enforcement Funding
$700,000 is being provided to fund municipal enforcement activities in Fiscal 2021.
Regional Waste Education Funding
$770,000 is being provided to fund municipal educational activities in Fiscal 2021.
Funding for Municipal Household Hazardous Waste Programs
Divert NS is providing $140,000 in funding to municipalities in Fiscal 2021 to assist in the disposal of Hazardous Household Waste (HHW).