Zero Waste Yukon

Trash Talk with Zero Waste Yukon

Its a day to celebrate recycling: Waste Reduction Week is happening October 18 to 24! Spray champagne, just remember to recycle the bottle.

Plastic-free July has started

This month is “Plastic-Free July,” a worldwide effort to reduce each of our consumption of single-use plastic products for one month.

Textile recycling bin

Fashion Forward

Progressive designs, by Scott Dudiak Scott Dudiak is the program coordinator for Zero Waste Yukon Milan, Paris, New York … Whitehorse? That’s right, for another year the Rendezvous Fashion show exhibited the creative garment designs of Yukoners. Channelling their inner Alexander McQueen, this year all designs were made from used, repurposed, or waste materials. Rather …

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Bye-bye baggies

Keeping It Green Single-use plastic bags are out and reusables are in! Congratulations, Yukon! After 10 years of painstaking discussion, single-use shopping bags will be banned this year. In the fall of 2020, a quiet milestone passed in the Legislature with an update to the Environment Act (Bill 14) which allows the Government of Yukon …

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