Local Waste Educators

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Find a Local Waste Educator 

Need help teaching about the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling? Want to book a guest speaker for your classroom, business, or community group? Contact the local waste educator in your area. Their services are provided for free through funding from Divert NS.

Annapolis - Kings

Name Municipality/Organization Phone Number
Andrew Garrett Valley Waste 902-679-1348
Andrea Gibson-Garrett Valley Waste 902-679-0920
Debbie Roza-Mercier Valley Waste 902-679-1325
Mercedes Herron Valley Waste 902-679-1325

Antigonish - Guysborough

Name Municipality/Organization Phone Number
Nicole Haverkort Antigonish - Guysborough 902-232-2563

Cape Breton

Name Municipality/Organization Phone Number
Kelly Brett Victoria County 902-295-3667
Shirley Boutlier CBRM 902-563-5141
Roschell Clarke CBRM 902-563-5054
Nicole Latimer Inverness County 902-323-0284
recycling@townofph.ca Port Hawkesbury 902-625-7888

East Hants - Cumberland - Colchester

Name Municipality/Organization Phone Number
Darlyne Proctor Colchester 902-897-0450 x 104
Ishamar Senior Gentles Colchester 902-956-1591
Benda Rioux Cumberland 902-667-5141 x 223
Andrea Trask East Hants 902-883-7098 x 104
Alex Collin East Hants 902-883-6240

Halifax Regional Municipality

Name Municipality/Organization Phone Number
wasteless@halifax.ca Halifax 311
Kelly Gaulton Halifax 902-292-7709
Kate Richardson Halifax 902-817-3730
Loren Horwich Halifax 902-476-8514
Jasmine Du Halifax 902-830-4363
Kirk Symonds Halifax 902-864-6835
Cyndi Fraser Halifax 902-476-2507

Pictou County

Name Municipality/Organization Phone Number
Sasha Barnard Pictou County 902-396-1495
Deborah Searle Pictou County 902-396-1495

South Shore - West Hants

Name Municipality/Organization Phone Number
Ryan Jamieson Shelburne Shared Services 902-875-5336
Tammy Harnish Chester/Lunenburg (town) 902-275-2330
Kristyn Remme West Hants/Windsor 902-798-8391 x 128
Stephanie Smits Municipal Joint Services (Lunenburg Co.) 902-543-2913
Angela Taylor Region 6 902-624-1339
Christine McClare Region 6 902-624-1339

Yarmouth - Digby

Name Municipality/Organization Phone Number
Amy Hillyard Waste Check 902-742-1312
Anne LeBlanc Waste Check 902-742-1312