The latest from Waste Not News, with stories focused on environmental issues here in Nova Scotia and beyond.
2023 Mobius Award Recipient Spotlight: Ally Chant
Divert NS recently celebrated the 23rd annual Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence. The awards bring together environmental champions from across the province to be recognized and celebrated for their work and positive environmental impact. Each year, Divert NS presents an “Emerging Environmental Leader Award” to a rising environmental champion (age 30 or under) who goes above and beyond to encourage waste reduction and recycling in their daily life.
This year, the winner of the Emerging Environmental Leader Mobius award was Ally Chant.
Creating a Cleaner Future with Clean Interns
Learn more about Clean Foundation's Clean Leadership Summer Internship Program.
Plastic Free July
Reducing plastic waste with a Divert NS Champion of the Environment Scholarship Winner
Education Changes Everything
Youth are the future of sustainability, and environmental learning helps us work towards a better world. Let’s focus on raising awareness, shifting culture and changing behaviour by teaching the right lessons.
Some Key Dates to Celebrate
Plastic Free July
Plastic Free July® is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities.
World Cleanup Day
Join the movement for a cleaner planet! World Cleanup Day united millions of volunteers across the globe to help tackle our waste problem!
Science Literacy Week
Science Literacy Week showcases the many ways kids and families can explore and enjoy the diversity of Canadian science. It’s about each and everyone’s unique relationship with science and how they live it.
Waste Reduction Week
Canada’s largest waste reduction public awareness campaign that educates, promotes, and celebrates individual and collective environmental efforts and achievements while encouraging new and innovative ideas.