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.

Cape Breton

Name Municipality/Organization Phone Number
Maddy MacPherson Victoria County 902-295-0575
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

Antigonish | Guysborough | Pictou County

Name Municipality/Organization Phone Number
Tanya Williams Antigonish - Guysborough 902-232-2563
Ashley Lansley Antigonish - Guysborough 902-232-2563
Deborah Searle Pictou County 902-396-1495
Chloe Marshall Pictou County 902-396-1495

Colchester | East Hants | Cumberland

Name Municipality/Organization Phone Number
Ishamar Senior Gentles Colchester 902-897-0450 ext. 106
Brenda Rioux Cumberland 902-667-5141 x 223
Andrea Trask East Hants 902-883-7098 x 104
Alex Collin East Hants 902-883-6240


Name Municipality/Organization Phone Number
wasteless@halifax.ca Halifax 311
Loren Bailey Halifax 902-476-8514
Kirk Symonds Halifax 902-864-6835
Cyndi Fraser Halifax 902-476-2507
Ally Chant Halifax 902-830-4346
Bryan Maponga Halifax 902-943-2535
Meagan Wadden Halifax 902-478-2653

Annapolis Valley | Kings

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

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
Jenny LaPierre West Hants/Windsor 902-798-8391 ext.146 
Stephanie Smits Municipal Joint Services (Lunenburg Co.) 902-543-2913
Angela Taylor Region 6 902-624-1339
Christine McClare Region 6 902-624-1339

Digby | Yarmouth

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