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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Northwestel

Northwestel

February 20, 2018

Northwestel serves the largest operating area in the Western hemisphere and provides service to over…

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Success! The 5th Annual Indoor Garage Sale + Reuse Fair

Success! The 5th Annual Indoor Garage Sale + Reuse Fair

February 12, 2018

Thank you to everyone who came to the Indoor Community Garage Sale this past weekend!…

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Toss it? No way! Take it to the Repair Café!

Toss it? No way! Take it to the Repair Café!

February 5, 2018

Glenn Piwowar, one of the hosts of YuKonstruct’s Repair Café, eyeing up a new project. (Photo…

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5th Annual Indoor Community Garage Sale + Reuse Fair

5th Annual Indoor Community Garage Sale + Reuse Fair

January 29, 2018

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

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Northwestel

Northwestel

Northwestel serves the largest operating area in the Western hemisphere and provides service to over…

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Success! The 5th Annual Indoor Garage Sale + Reuse Fair

Success! The 5th Annual Indoor Garage Sale + Reuse Fair

February 12, 2018

Thank you to everyone who came to the Indoor Community Garage Sale this past weekend!…

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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.

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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