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BYTE Yukon

October 31, 2017 BYTE Yukon

BYTE Yukon has been working with a Zero Waste philosophy for a number of years. In addition to the basics of recycling (paper, plastics, bottles & cans) they have also implemented the following ideas:

  • There are more recycling bins than garbage bins spread about the office to help ensure that people’s first instinct is to recycle
  • All paper products purchased by the office are 100% recycled. This includes printing paper, paper cloths, toilet paper and even our Christmas cards at the end of the year!
  • They have purchased a duplex printer so all printing is automatically double sided.
  •  We only purchase green cleaning supplies for the office.
  • Our photocopier and other power-hungry devices are always switched off when not in use.
  • We have 2 vermicomposting bins to help reduce our waste output.We also have a full Green Office manual to provide guidance on keeping our footprint as small as possible.

They have also created a free store within their office for people to “give and take” from and it’s a big hit!

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