Sustainable Communities

Traditional cob ovens catching on in Nova Scotia

Traditional cob ovens catching on in Nova Scotia

Traditional cob ovens have been used since prehistoric times the world over to cook everything from bread to whole meals and now are becoming the new “green” trend in Nova Scotia.

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DriveWiser’s Green Check Up

DriveWiser’s Green Check Up

Nova Scotia’s DriveWiser, a fuel efficiency program run by the non-profit Clean Nova Scotia, is partnering with auto dealers and service centres around the province to offer drivers a chance to stretch their fuel dollars and make their vehicles fuel efficient.

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Coastal CURA Project

Coastal CURA Project

Across the country, coastal communities and coastal resource users face critical environmental, economic and social challenges. This “Coastal CURA” will help community partners meet these challenges through research, local capacity building, and support for community-based integrated coastal management – to help coordinate the management of multiple coastal uses (fishing, aquaculture, shipping, tourism, etc.). The CURA […]

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St. Margaret’s Bay Stewardship Association

St. Margaret’s Bay Stewardship Association

A group of Nova Scotians passionate about preserving, protecting and enhancing the Bay and its watershed. Over 40 water systems flow into the Bay. Some come all the way down from the Rawdon Hills near Mt. Uniacke in Hants County. Others, from the heights of the Aspotogan Peninsula in Lunenburg County. And still others through […]

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Coastal Communities Network

Coastal Communities Network

The Coastal Communities Network is a volunteer association of organizations whose mission is to provide a forum to encourage dialogue, share information, and create strategies and actions that promote the survival and development of Nova Scotia’s coastal and rural communities.

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Citizens Against Burning of Tires

Citizens Against Burning of Tires

We are a team, based in the Pleasant Valley/ Brookfield area of central Nova Scotia, who are concerned with the provincal government’s intention to contract with Lafarge Brookfield to burn tires as a source of fuel in their cement kilns. Our group represents the concerns of over 3000 Nova Scotian residents. This website is intended […]

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Clean Nova Scotia

Clean Nova Scotia

Clean Nova Scotia is a non-profit, non-government environmental organization that emphasizes the importance of individual action to create environmental change. Check out their province-wide environmental programs…

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New Affordable Rental Housing Goes Green in Halifax

New Affordable Rental Housing Goes Green in Halifax

Halifax residents will soon be moving into new, affordable, energy-efficient homes in Fairview. Twenty-three units of affordable rental housing have been built at 37 Main Ave., through the Canada-Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Program Agreement. News Release: Department of Community Services

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Scotian WindFields

Scotian WindFields

TheScotian WindFields are a network of eight community investment fund corporations throughout Nova Scotia working towards the shared vision of generating environmentally friendly, renewable energy in their communities.

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Sustainable Properties Showcase

Sustainable Properties Showcase

Recently, many Canadian municipalities have introduced pesticide by-laws. As a result, there is a need for information on pesticide-free approaches to lawn care. This website is designed to provide information for residents on how to maintain a pesticide-free lawn. Residents who are transitioning to a pesticide-free lawn will find our information on sustainable properties in […]

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