With 20 years experience in the waste industry, Valda Walsh is passionate about responsible waste management. Valda is the Regional Coordinator for a board of 13 Municipalities (mainly along the South Shore) of Nova Scotia. She holds a Bachelor of Science and a diploma in Technology Management. Since June 2011, she holds the title of Environmental Professional.
Valda launched into the field of solid waste management after spending two years applying her Chemistry degree to proper management and disposal of chemicals at Cape Breton University. From there the entire focus of her career has been keeping resources from the landfill in the most cost effective way for all Nova Scotians. Valda is an executive member for the Solid Waste Regional Chairs and is currently project lead on developing a municipally-led EPR for PPP proposal for the Nova Scotia government.