Events and Education Sessions

Last updated on March 29, 2023

Halifax Solid Waste staff regularly attend and host events throughout the municipality. If you have an event that you would like our staff to attend please contact us at or phone 902-490-5960 (option 0).

Food Isn't Garbage Webinar - April 11, 2023

The Halifax Regional Municipality has an established organics collection program. But are you sure you are putting everything you should in your green bin? Solid Waste Resources staff will discuss common green bin mistakes and ways to reduce food waste at home. 

Here is the link to the Food Isn’t Garbage webinar on 
Tuesday, April 11, from 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.:

Household Special Waste Disposal Alternatives Webinar - April 28, 2023

Household Special Waste (HSW) includes hazardous materials that are generated in the home, such as batteries, paint and aerosol cans, propane cylinders, and used motor oil. These materials do not belong in the landfill and proper disposal is critical for environmental protection. For many HSW items, there are alternatives to the municipality’s HSW Depots. This webinar will cover a variety of disposal options to save you time and ensure your Household Special Waste gets to the right place.

Here is the link to the HSW Disposal Alternatives webinar on 
Friday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: