About Us

The mission of the Eastern Region Solid Waste-Resource Management Committee is to work cooperatively with our municipal partners, the government of Nova Scotia, Divert NS, and other related organizations towards achieving provincial disposal goals and other responsibilities stated in the Environment Act and Environmental Goals and Sustainable Prosperities Act as they relate to solid waste-resource management in a manner that is responsible to the municipal tax payer.

Eastern Region Solid Waste-Resource Management Committee Office

33 Pleasant Street PO Box 111
Guysborough, Nova Scotia
B0H 1G0

Office: 902-533-3823
Toll-Free: 1-888-377-9622


Tanya Williams, Regional Coordinator/Educator

Kevin O’Handley, Compliance Officer

There are five municipal Councillors on the Committee, one from each municipality in Antigonish and Guysborough counties.

Committee Members

Warden Vernon Pitts, Chair

District of Guysborough

Councillor Beulah Malloy

District of St. Mary’s

Councillor Donnie MacDonald

Municipality of the County of Antigonish

Councillor Diane Roberts

Town of Antigonish

Councillor Tanya Snow-Keeling

Town of Mulgrave

circa 2016 “Nicole Haverkort recognized for 15 years of dedicated service. Picture from left: ERSWM Compliance Officer Kevin O’Handley, Gary Cleary MoDG Deputy CAO, Councillor Donnie MacDonald, Nicole, Deputy Warden Jackie Dort, Councillor Jack MacPherson, Warden Vernon Pitts (Chairman), missing Councillor Sheila Brophy.”