Clean FoundationOrganization Type: Education & Schools
Address: 126 Portland St., Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 1H8
Contact: Jeana MacLeod
Clean Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental environment organization that started in 1988. We work on issues including energy, water, transportation, waste and youth engagement. Our solutions-oriented approach helps create a sustainable economy and vibrant society.
We make homes more energy efficient, restore streams and fish habitats, promote cycling, plant trees, offer driving tips that save you money and improve air quality, and help communities clean up litter.
Clean also offers environmental education on climate change, water and waste. And we contribute to policy change discussions and research on key topics including the green economy, waste management and energy policy.
Independent by nature
Clean was founded through an Act of the Legislature in Nova Scotia. However, we receive no core funding. We run the charity through money raised for our many programs and projects, which can come from government departments, agencies, businesses, foundations and individual citizens. We are grateful for donations from our supporters.
You may know us as Clean Nova Scotia, but we sometimes work on projects in other parts of Atlantic Canada, throughout the traditional lands of the Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik. That’s why we say we’re justClean.
We turned 25 in 2013, and for the anniversary we created a 25 years of growth infographic which captures the many programs that helped shape our organization over the years.