Region 6 Solid Waste Management Outreach & Education Resources 

902-624-1339

Brochures, Signs, Guides and more....

Thank you to Divert NS for providing valuable resources - visit www.divertns.ca for more information 

Find information here about Litter Clean Up and Illegal Dumping 

Visitor Sorting Guide

Visitor Sorting Guide

Reducing Waste at Work

Sorting Guide for School

Enviro-Depot

Safe Sharps Brochure

Safe Sharps Brochure

Sorting Guide for Landlords

Sorting Guide for Tenants

Sorting Guide for Tenants

Backyard Composting

Backyard Composting

Sorting Guide

Sorting Guide

Sorting Guide

House Clean-Out Guide

Litter Clean Up

There are many great litter clean up programs available for residents and community groups who wish to be proactive and make a difference. In 2022, Region 6 supported over 50 litter clean ups and collected over 500 bags of litter.

Region 6, in partnership with Adopt-A-Highway, provide bags and gloves to municipalities for participants.

Anyone can register a clean up wither you're  a individual, group, school or business. The Great NS Pick Me Up begins registration on April 11, 2022. 

If you wish to do a litter clean up earlier, please contact us for more information.

Sorting Signs

Signs can be printed or ordered. For more language options, please visit www.divertns.ca 


Safe Sharps Brochure

Illegal Dumping

Illegal dumping is a big problem in Nova Scotia. It doesn't happen by accident and always involves intent. Illegal dumping is considered a crime and penalties reflect the seriousness of the offense ( up to $697).

It is found that most items dumped are material that could either be placed out for regular collection OR disposed of, for FREE at the proper site. 

If you see or come across an illegal dumpsite, please contact your respective municipality so that bylaw enforcement staff can investigate. NEVER touch or inspect the waste.

Report an Illegal Dumpsite 

Watch our very own educator, Angela Taylor on Land & Sea which tackles this issue. 

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