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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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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Joella Hogan & The Yukon Soaps Company

Joella Hogan & The Yukon Soaps Company

October 22, 2018

The Yukon Soaps Company has been around for nearly 20 years. It is Indigenous owned…

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Award-winning documentary Bag It comes to Whitehorse

Award-winning documentary Bag It comes to Whitehorse

October 4, 2018

Zero Waste Yukon is excited to announce a free film screening of the award-winning documentary¬†Bag…

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Lea Pigage

Lea Pigage

September 25, 2018

Meet the biologist & business owner who sparked our Plastic Free July challenge. Lea Pigage…

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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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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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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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