Education and Outreach

Helping you with waste reduction and diversion.

Valley Waste Education Opportunities

Meet our Education Team

Mercedes Herron
Education Coordinator
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Andrea Gibson-Garrett
Education Coordinator
902 679 1325
Debbie Roza-Mercier
Education Coordinator
902 679 1325

Educational Programs and Tours

  • Curriculum based materials.
  • Interactive site tours.
  • Free educational materials.
  • Waste Management education.
  • Customized presentations.

Divert NS offers a library of free resources and activities including curriculum based lesson plans from P-Gr.6.

Planet Protectors 

A community waste management and environmental education program.

Grade 3 classes are invited to join our Planet Protector team! Planet Protectors is an on site tour program designed in partnership with Acadia University. By meeting our time traveling Captain Vortex students will learn about the soil cycle, decomposition, and what they can do to help reduce waste to better the planet!

Ongoing Projects

Valley Waste continues to work on a educational projects including the History of Waste and Washed Up & Wasted - Beach Waste Collection, and other videos and resource Materials. Watch this page for updates!

Interested in our education opportunities?