Municipal Funding

Divert NS provides funding to municipalities to encourage waste diversion efforts.

Municipal Efficiency Fund

Divert NS provides support for increasing efficiency in the municipal solid waste-resource management system of Nova Scotia. The fund will support municipalities in researching, developing and implementing efficiency projects. 

Eligible projects under the program could include:

  • Projects assessing the feasibility of shared services or regional collaboration
  • Projects that create new processes, systems and services or improve substantially those already in existence

Municipal Adoption Fund

Divert NS provides support for municipalities and/or waste management regions that wish to adopt a waste diversion program previously established in Nova Scotia. 

The program will provide funding for the adoption of programs, including but not limited to:

  • Curbside collection and recycling of textiles.
  • Green cart collection of pet waste.
  • Curbside collection and recycling of expanded polystyrene.
  • Implementation of a reuse center.
  • Curbside collection and recycling of small scrap metal.

For more information on these programs, please contact info@DivertNS.ca.