Recycling

Recyclers ready for reopening

Raven begins by accepting cardboard

 

Raven Recycling readies for partial reopening

Cardboard, paper expected to be accepted in the coming days

 

City won’t enforce rules around cardboard disposal

Cardboard can be thrown in trash, but residents encouraged to store it if they can

 

Reduce, reuse, refill

Entrepreneurs eye starting up a new environmentally-friendly bulk shop to cut down on plastic

Raven Recycling gets a textile baler

It will keep more second-hand materials out of landfills, spokespeople say

Compost program coming to apartments, townhouses and condos

The program will be phased in in three parts

Trashin’ the glass: Yukon recyclers to stop accepting non-refundable items

Yukon recyclers will stop accepting non-refundable glass Nov. 30

E-waste, tires now free to be dropped off for recycling in the Yukon

Yukoners no longer have to pay tipping fees, but a surcharge at the point of purchase instead

Whitehorse volunteers turn to GoFundMe to raise cash for thrift store

The Whitehorse Community Thrift Store is hoping to raise $70,000 in ‘seed money’

Yukon government releases new recycling surcharge plan

Surcharges on several items are significantly lower than what the YG proposed last year

Yukon government eyes ways to cut garbage going to landfills

‘For our municipalities, this has been a real concern’

Municipalities still waiting for news on Yukon’s solid waste plans

Streicker hopes for details on solid waste plans by May, timeline for recycling fees still unknown

Groundhog Day meets recycling economics

Also, ‘keynote listener’ is the dumbest new piece of government jargon

Frustration greets YG town halls on Yukon’s tire, e-waste recycling fees

‘I am frustrated because there’s no actual answers to any of the questions’

Globalization infiltrates the Yukon’s recycling bins

You’re going to have to do a better job sorting your junk or else China won’t take it

  • Dec 14, 2017

Sort those recyclables

The mills that receive our recyclables are getting pickier

  • Dec 12, 2017

Liberals postpone new recycling fees after concerns over consultation

Streicker admits he didn’t reach out to electronics industry

New Whitehorse recycling program to ship bales of used clothing south

City residents threw away 1 million pounds of clothing last year

  • Aug 24, 2017

Changes to Yukon recycling regulations mean money for milk jugs

Consumers will now pay 10-cent deposits on milk containers, get a nickel back

Humane society pleads with Whitehorse residents to stop dumping trash at animal shelter

Disposal of garbage and furniture costs non-profit $1,200 in tipping fees

  • Jul 12, 2017