Whitehorse

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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Over 350 students to take part in Earth Day activity

For Immediate Release April 21, 2015 Over 350 students to take part in Earth Day activity Whitehorse – Zero Waste Yukon with the help of Raven Recycling, has provided 8 schools in 4 communities with Waste on Your Waist toolkits to help celebrate Earth Day on April 22. “The response from schools to our free […]

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AYC AGM to be a Working Towards Zero Waste event

For immediate release  April 15, 2015  Zero Waste Yukon thrilled with AYC’s decision  Whitehorse – Zero Waste Yukon applauds the Association of Yukon Communities (AYC) and the Village of Haines Junction as they move to make this year’s Annual General Meeting a “Working Towards Zero Waste” event. The AGM runs from May 7th to 10th […]

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Zero Waste Yukon reports on Geoscience Forum success

February 10, 2015 For immediate release Zero Waste Yukon reports on Geoscience Forum success Whitehorse – Zero Waste Yukon congratulates the 2014 Geoscience Forum organizers and delegates on a successful Zero Waste Event held last November. The Yukon Chamber of Mines hosted the Yukon’s first conference “working towards zero waste.” The 4-day conference and tradeshow […]

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Zero Waste Yukon congratulates Yukon Chamber of Mines

Whitehorse – Zero Waste Yukon supports and applauds the work of the Yukon Chamber of Mines in hosting the Yukon’s first conference that is working towards zero waste. The 2014 Yukon Geoscience Forum & Trade Show started on November 15th and runs until November 19th with events, speakers and trade show at the Coast High […]

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Zero Waste bins arrive

For Immediate Release June 25, 2014 Zero Waste Bins arrive Whitehorse – Raven Recycling, P&M Recycling, PNW Waste Removal and General Waste Management are excited to see the first shipment of new cardboard bins arrive this week. “We are thankful for the support from Yukon Government’s Community Development Fund that has allowed the waste haulers […]

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Frog Food Festival to be 100% Zero Waste

  June 23, 2014   For immediate release   Frog Food Festival to be 100% Zero Waste       Whitehorse – Zero Waste Yukon is congratulating the Frog Food Festival on their decision to be a Zero Waste Event.   “We are excited to see our vision of a Zero Waste event come to […]

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Moving from disposable to re-useable

  The philosophy of Zero Waste embraces RETHINK as it’s first tenant, well before we get into composting, recycling and general waste diversion. If we can shift some of our behaviours to avoid creating waste in the first place, then we can worry less about processing the waste. We are thrilled to be working with […]

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Whitehorse Trade Show Waste Diversion Impressive

TRADE SHOW WASTE DIVERSION IMPRESSIVE  WHITEHORSE – The Lake Laberge Lion’s Club Trade Show achieved their best waste diversion rates ever at the 35th annual event last weekend. “Thank you to the Lake Laberge Lions Club and ZeroWaste Yukon for diverting 85% of waste at the Trade Show,” said Mayor Dan Curtis. “They are helping […]

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