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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Plastic Free July – complete!

Plastic Free July – complete!

August 7, 2018

July is over and with it the Plastic Free July challenge! First off, big congratulations…

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Halfway There! Celebrate your Plastic Free July!

Halfway There! Celebrate your Plastic Free July!

July 13, 2018

Packing reusable cutlery is an awesome way to avoid those pesky single-use items!   It’s…

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Consumption and Disposability: Saying No to Single-Use Plastics

Consumption and Disposability: Saying No to Single-Use Plastics

July 3, 2018

“Our enormously productive economy demands that we make consumption our way of life, that we…

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Take the Plastic Free July challenge and win!

Take the Plastic Free July challenge and win!

June 13, 2018

Join Zero Waste Yukon and over 2 million people worldwide to refuse single-use plastic this…

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Our latest zero hero

Yukon Montessori School Battles Plastic Pollution

Yukon Montessori School Battles Plastic Pollution

 Luca, Tammo, Elliott, Ben, Asher and Owen of Yukon Montessori School are visualizing solutions to…

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Zero Waste Blog

Plastic Free July – complete!

Plastic Free July – complete!

August 7, 2018

July is over and with it the Plastic Free July challenge! First off, big congratulations…

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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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