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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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Riverside Grocery

Riverside Grocery

Guest post alert! We asked the folks at Riverside Grocery to tell us about their Zero Waste efforts – here’s their story!   Moving towards Zero Waste has been a work in progress for us. Beginning with single use plastic grocery bags, we continue to brainstorm ways to eliminate more…

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Fahrenheit Hair

Fahrenheit Hair

Maybe you have heard the buzz around Whitehorse lately about a certain salon doing things a little differently. Indeed, Chantelle Tarapaski and her team at Fahrenheit Hair are leading the way when it comes to waste diversion. Fahrenheit is the only salon in the Yukon to be designated a Green…

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