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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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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Yukon Montessori School Battles Plastic Pollution

Yukon Montessori School Battles Plastic Pollution

June 13, 2018

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

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Rethinking Plastics Part 2: Priorities and Innovation in a ‘New Plastics Economy’

Rethinking Plastics Part 2: Priorities and Innovation in a ‘New Plastics Economy’

May 3, 2018

This is the second installment of our two part series on the ‘New Plastics Economy.’…

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Registration Open! Recycling and Zero Waste Working Forum: April 11-13, 2018

Registration Open! Recycling and Zero Waste Working Forum: April 11-13, 2018

April 3, 2018

Join Zero Waste Yukon, Eric Lombardi and expert panelists as we explore ways to become…

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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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Take the Plastic Free July challenge and win!

Take the Plastic Free July challenge and win!

June 13, 2018

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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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