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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Yukon Montessori School at the re:design Craft Fair

Yukon Montessori School at the re:design Craft Fair

December 6, 2018

Craft fair season means lots of chances to buy great local, handmade products that are…

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Think Outside The Bag

Think Outside The Bag

December 5, 2018

Getting to Zero Waste is about engaging citizens and using our collective power to change…

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2019 Indoor Community Garage Sale

2019 Indoor Community Garage Sale

November 30, 2018

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

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Bea Johnson of “Zero Waste Home” visits Whitehorse

Bea Johnson of “Zero Waste Home” visits Whitehorse

October 22, 2018

Whitehorse can stop wasting, says leader of global Zero Waste lifestyle movement   A woman…

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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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Yukon Montessori School at the re:design Craft Fair

Yukon Montessori School at the re:design Craft Fair

December 6, 2018

Craft fair season means lots of chances to buy great local, handmade products that are…

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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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