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The Yukon Refillery

The Yukon Refillery

Located in the Horwoods Mall the Yukon Refillery is an exciting new low-waste business in Whitehorse. They offer a range of high quality environmentally conscious personal care, household cleaning, and laundry products for sale by weight using your own re-used containers. We sat down with Michelle who opened the business…

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Firebean Coffee Roasters

Firebean Coffee Roasters

If you enjoy local coffee, then you probably know Firebean Coffee Roasters. The small-batch Yukon roaster is bringing old school techniques to the forefront of the northern coffee roasting scene. Sole proprietor Michael Russo calls his small business a case of “accidental entrepreneurship”. What started out as a hobby has…

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Clayton Peacock

Clayton Peacock

Clay Peacock in front of a pile of cured compost, ready for use. (Photo: Zero Waste Yukon)   If you’re familiar with the City of Whitehorse’s compost program, you may know that it’s come a long way in the last 6 years. One of the main reasons for the program’s…

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Aroma Borealis

Aroma Borealis

Since 1998, Aroma Borealis has provided locally made natural herbal health and aromatherapy products to Yukoners. Their products are a reflection of the northern boreal forest and the people who live here. They also strive to create products that are kind to the Earth, and this environmental commitment extends into…

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The Poor Creature

The Poor Creature

“Life is for all poor creatures to enjoy. Good food helps.” If you’ve been to the new NorthLight Innovation Hub on 2nd Avenue you might have noticed a little corner cafe has set up shop. The Poor Creature opened its doors on December 3, 2018 and serves up delicious plant-based…

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