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Reuse & Repair Fair – Saturday June 3rd from 12 noon – 5pm

Join us for the first annual Reuse & Repair Fair!     This FREE community event is a celebration of Reuse & Repair. From noon – 5pm there will be live music, family friendly workshops on electronics repair, bicycle maintenance, zero waste living, and more. Artists will also be selling work created from reused & […]

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Summer ’17 Community Garage Sales

Everyone is welcome to buy and sell at Summer 2017 Reduce / Reuse Garage Sales   These annual sales were a big hit last summer, with over 500 people in attendance of some sales. The location of the venue has changed to 36 Leviche Drive. The many possibilities to buy and sell gently used goods have […]

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Whitehorse Reuse Guide

We are excited to present The Whitehorse Reuse Guide! Print copies are available free of charge at Raven Recycling or may be downloaded here: Whitehorse Reuse Guide – Click to Download  

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Help create the Whitehorse Reuse Guide!

This will be your go–to resource for donating and locating used goods. We need your help in creating it though – spend 2 minutes answering a few questions about where and how you reuse in Whitehorse in the survey below.  

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Indoor Community Garage Sale – February 11th

Zero Waste Yukon is hosting the annual Indoor Community Garage Sale at the Canada Games Center on February 11th 2017. From 10am – 2pm almost 50 vendors will be selling gently used items in the flexi-hall of the CGC.  Everyone is welcome to this family friendly event and those interested in selling may register a […]

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2016 Waste Reduction Week

Did you know? October 17th – 23rd is Waste Reduction Week in Canada. Zero Waste is a goal which strives for the sustainable use of materials through the design, reduction, and recovery of resources. It starts when we alter our mindset and challenge the very idea of waste: Everything we once thought of as “waste” […]

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Community Garage Sales – beginning May 28th

The garage sale will be held at North Star Mini-Storage from 11 am to 2 pm on the last Saturday of each month from May through August. Vendors may sell directly from the trunk of their vehicle in North Star’s parking lot in exchange for a donation to the Food Bank. Storage units are also […]

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Yukon Chamber of Commerce Hosts A Zero Waste AGM!

With the help of Zero Waste Yukon, the Yukon Chamber of Commerce was able to make their annual general meeting in Watson Lake a successful zero waste event! Having embraced the idea of zero waste early in the planning stages, the Yukon Chamber of Commerce avoided the need to print roughly 2200 pages of paper […]

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