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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 10, 2020
 Household Hazardous Waste Day
@Waste Management Facility
Spring Event Cancelled due to
COVID-19
 Cleanup Days
@Waste Management Facility
 May 21 - 25, 2020
 Household Hazardous Waste Day
@Waste Management Facility
September 12, 2020
 Statutory Holiday Closure
@Waste Management Facility
December 25, 2020
  Cleanup Days
@Waste Management Facility
Saturday December 26, 2020 
  Statutory Holiday Closure
@Waste Management Facility
 January 1, 2021
 Holiday Tree Collection
 At your curb
 January 9, 2021

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
  • 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)
  • E-waste (TVs, computer equipment, fax machines, copy equipment, etc) should be taken to Raven Recycling. 

Tag'n'take

Got good stuff you don't need anymore?

Reusing is better than recycling - 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

Tag ‘n’ Take is an ongoing 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.

You may also make your own sign that says, "Free."

Or click on tags below for printable copy:

Tag'n'Take Tags

 

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