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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Breaking Up With The Paper Cup: A New Year’s Resolution

Breaking Up With The Paper Cup: A New Year’s Resolution

January 4, 2018

With the start of a new year, it’s time again to decide on some resolutions…

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Zero Waste Advent Calendar – December 25: Love!

Zero Waste Advent Calendar – December 25: Love!

December 25, 2017

This December, Zero Waste Yukon is counting down to Christmas with our Zero Waste Advent…

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12 Days of Alternative Gift Wrap!

12 Days of Alternative Gift Wrap!

December 22, 2017

  Did you know that most Christmas wrapping paper can’t be recycled? Many gift wraps…

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Indoor Community Garage Sale – February 10th, 2018

Indoor Community Garage Sale – February 10th, 2018

December 22, 2017

Registration is now open for the 5th annual Indoor Community Garage Sale! New this year…

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Our latest zero hero

Lumel Studios

Lumel Studios

The moment you step into Lumel Studios you can tell this is not your run-of-the-mill…

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Breaking Up With The Paper Cup: A New Year’s Resolution

Breaking Up With The Paper Cup: A New Year’s Resolution

January 4, 2018

With the start of a new year, it’s time again to decide on some resolutions…

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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.

Zero Waste means working together to dramatically reduce the amount of material buried in landfills and wasted. It strives for the sustainable use of materials through reduced consumption, thoughtful design, and increased recovery of resources.

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