The 2013 Solid Waste Action Plan (SWAP), adopted in August 2013, laid out a path for the City to achieve 50% waste diversion by 2015. The SWAP was based on a partnership model and focused on four key commodities: cardboard, clean wood, organic waste, and mixed recycling.
50% less waste by 2015:
Halving waste is having an impact!
The need to meet this threshold requires an updated SWAP to be created. This new SWAP will address the past recommendations set forth by the past document and propose new strategies to meet the diversion targets. Individual and business input will be essential in the process of developing the SWAP! Your opinion matters. Learn more about our engagement process at EngageWhitehorse.ca/SWAP.