Illegal Dumping! Need help sorting it out?

Posted on:
January 25, 2024

Need resource assistance in cleaning up illegal dumping sites?

This guide was created by the Province of Nova Scotia to help residents and community groups interested in cleaning up illegal dumping sites.

You can read about why the problem exists, how various provincial government departments are involved, and you will find some resources to help address illegal dumping.

The fines for illegal dumping have increased on Crown Land in Nova Scotia. Contact the Provincial Department of Natural Resources if you observe illegal dumping:

By phone:

Toll-free 1-800-565-2224 or the local DNR office (902)295-2554


Illegal Dumping Sites - A provincial guide for cleanup.

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