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Waste Related Events

In an effort to reduce the waste Whitehorse landfills and increase proper disposal and reusing of items, the City organizes and hosts numerous waste events.

Event Date
Statutory Holiday Closure
@Waste Management Facility
Friday April 19
 Household Hazardous Waste Day
@Waste Management Facility
Friday May 10 &
Saturday May 11
 Tag 'n' Take
 at your curb 
Saturday May 11 &
Sunday May 12 
 20 Minute Makeover
 near your home or workplace!
Wednesday May 15  
 Cleanup Days
@Waste Management Facility
 May 16 - 20
 Household Hazardous Waste Day
@Waste Management Facility
September 14 
 Statutory Holiday Closure
@Waste Management Facility
December 25 
  Cleanup Days
@Waste Management Facility
Thursday December 26 
  Statutory Holiday Closure
@Waste Management Facility
 January 1, 2020
 Holiday Tree Collection
 At your curb
 January 12, 2020

Annual Events

CLEAN UP DAYS AT THE WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY

Whitehorse residents can bring residential garbage and yard waste to the Waste Management Facility free on dates listed in table above. 

Tipping fees are waived for tipping fees still apply

Self-hauled car, pick-up loads and small utility trailers with only:

  • Residential waste
  • Wooden furniture
  • Mattresses and box springs
  • Construction and demolition waste (must be separated from residential waste)
  • Residential yard waste (loose or in approved compostable bags)
  • Other organic waste (must be separated from residential waste
  • E-waste (TVs, computer equipment, fax machines, copy equipment, etc)
  • Metals (scrap metal, lawn mowers, propane tanks, BBQs, etc)
  • Appliances (fridges, freezers, stoves, washers, dryers, microwaves, etc)
  • ALL commercial loads (ICI, C&D, clearing and grubbing)

Tag'n'take

Even better than recycling is reusing, and when it comes to items that still have some life in them, one person’s trash is another person’s treasure! Reusing not only keeps still useful items out of the landfill, but also:

  • Saves you money
  • Saves the energy and resources needed to make new items, including the packaging
  • Prevents additional pollution that would have been generated
  • Reduces greenhouse gases
  • Good condition items are re-homed and re-purposed for years to come

Got stuff? Tag ‘n’ Take is a once/year initiative to help connect unwanted (yet useful) items with new owners. Tag items that are in good condition and put them at your curb after dawn. Remove all leftover items the following day before dusk.

Need more tags? Click on tags below for printable copy:

Tag'n'Take Tags

 

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