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 Government announces proposed single-use bag surcharge!

Yukon Government announces proposed single-use bag surcharge!

February 28, 2019

On Tuesday the Government of Yukon announced it was seeking input into a proposed single-use…

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Riverside Grocery

Riverside Grocery

February 19, 2019

Guest post alert! We asked the folks at Riverside Grocery to tell us about their…

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Bugged about Bags? Sign the Petition!

Bugged about Bags? Sign the Petition!

February 13, 2019

Bugged about bags?   We’re petitioning the Yukon Government to place a mandatory fee on…

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Fahrenheit Hair

Fahrenheit Hair

January 31, 2019

Maybe you have heard the buzz around Whitehorse lately about a certain salon doing things…

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Riverside Grocery

Riverside Grocery

Guest post alert! We asked the folks at Riverside Grocery to tell us about their…

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Yukon Government announces proposed single-use bag surcharge!

Yukon Government announces proposed single-use bag surcharge!

February 28, 2019

On Tuesday the Government of Yukon announced it was seeking input into a proposed single-use…

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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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