Meet the folks who are making an impact.


Found Forgotten Food

Found Forgotten Food has reduced 32,034 pounds of food waste by gathering, preserving and sharing forgotten fruits and vegetables in Nova Scotia. 



Zero-waste bulk store in Halifax

Kate Pepler graduated from the College in 2016 and has been busy ever since. She's currently running her own company called The Tare Shop, Halifax's first zero-waste cafe and bulk store.

Visit The Tare Shop.


YESS - Your Environmental Student Society

YESS(Your Environment Sustainability Society) is a student group at Dal dedicated to engaging and empowering the community through education and leadership.

Visit their Facebook page.

Community Launches On-line Asset Map Port Mouton Bay: The 'Story' of our community, our assets and climate change challenges

ESS Alum Lydia Ross reports...

The community volunteer group Friends of Port Mouton Bay (FPMB) and OceanCanada, a national research organization working to address Canada’s most pressing coastal issues, have launched the Port Mouton Bay Asset Map. This is a major milestone for FPMB as part of the OceanCanada Partnership (OCP), a 6-year Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) initiative (2014-2020).

View the Port Mouton Bay Asset Map

Read the news story

Learn more about FPMB

Visit the OCP website


Ecology Action Centre

The Ecology Action Centre was formed in 1971, the Ecology Action Centre has been working at the local, regional, national and more recently, international level to build a healthier and more sustainable world.



Dartmouth North Community Food Centre

The Dartmouth North Community Food Centre is a partner site of Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC), and helps increase access to healthy food for low-income Canadians.

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