Winners Announced for 2017 Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence

TRURO, NS - Divert NS' annual Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence recognize Nova Scotians who go above and beyond to protect our environment. After much anticipation and many deserving nominations, the winners of the 2017 Mobius Awards have been selected!

On Tuesday, October 24, Divert NS will host the 19th annual Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence at the Halifax Harbourfront Marriott. Keynote speaker for the event will be Adam Minter, author of the critically-acclaimed and best-selling Junkyard Planet, and global correspondent for Bloomberg News. CBC radio broadcaster Norma Lee McLeod will serve as master of ceremonies.

The 2017 awards will be presented to the following individuals and organizations:

Small Business of the Year: Truro Veterinary Hospital

Large Business of the Year: Marine Atlantic Inc.

Institution of the Year: Bridge Adult Service Centre, Amherst

Innovator of the Year: AgSeed Technologies (Canada) Inc., Truro

Community Project of the Year: Halifax Tool Library

Emerging Environmental Leader: Stella Bowles, Upper LaHave

Hall of Fame: David E. Harris, Yarmouth

Limited tickets are available for the award ceremony at (tickets will not be available at the door).

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Time: 5:00 p.m. doors open – ceremony starts at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Halifax Marriott Harbourfront, Halifax 

The 2017 Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence are made possible in part due to our generous sponsors: EPRA Nova Scotia, Novapet Inc., Scotia Recycling Limited, Efficiency NS, Innovacorp, Grant Thornton, Farnell Packaging, MacGregors Industrial Group, Maritime Labels and Packaging, and the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront. For additional sponsorship opportunities, visit

About Divert NS

Divert NS is a not-for-profit corporation working in partnership with Nova Scotians to improve the province’s environment and economy through recycling and waste diversion. Divert NS administers two core programs for used beverage container and tire recycling; manages a network of province-wide Enviro-Depots; and works together with government, industry and academia to champion recycling. We believe Nova Scotia is a model for recycling and we advocate on its behalf worldwide.  

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