Zero Waste Yukon

Zero Waste means working together to dramatically reduce the amount of material sent to the landfill by rethinking what you buy (and buying less), reusing or repurposing the things you no longer need, and recycling or composting what remains.

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2019 Indoor Community Garage Sale

2019 Indoor Community Garage Sale

January 10, 2019

Registration is now open for the 2019 Indoor Community Garage Sale! Call our event partner…

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Think Outside The Bag

Think Outside The Bag

January 10, 2019

Share your thoughts on a single-use bag policy in Yukon! Take the survey here!

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10 Easy Zero Waste New Year’s Resolutions

10 Easy Zero Waste New Year’s Resolutions

January 3, 2019

For many of us it’s time to set some resolutions for the year to come….

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The United Church No Plastics Challenge

The United Church No Plastics Challenge

December 18, 2018

By Lillian Nakamura Maguire, December 7, 2018   Members of Whitehorse United Church recently took…

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Our latest zero hero

Joella Hogan & The Yukon Soaps Company

Joella Hogan & The Yukon Soaps Company

The Yukon Soaps Company has been around for nearly 20 years. It is Indigenous owned…

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Think Outside The Bag

Think Outside The Bag

January 10, 2019

Share your thoughts on a single-use bag policy in Yukon! Take the survey here!

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About Us

Zero Waste Yukon is a not for profit organization created to increase public awareness about waste reduction and provide tools and strategies for behaviour change. Since 2014, Zero Waste Yukon has been working to inspire change through public education and engagement, events, and support of Zero Waste initiatives in the Yukon Territory.

What is Zero Waste?

Zero Waste means working together to dramatically reduce the amount of material sent to the landfill by rethinking what you buy (and buying less), reusing or repurposing the things you no longer need, and recycling or composting what remains.

It strives for the sustainable use of materials through reduced consumption, thoughtful design, and increased recovery of resources.

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