- Waste facilities in the Yukon
- Compostables and hazardous waste
Waste facilities in the Yukon
You can drop off most garbage at your local waste facility. Find out what's accepted at the links below.
Compostables and hazardous waste
How to get rid of compostables
Residents of Whitehorse can use the residential green cart program. More information can be found on the city’s website.
If you live outside of Whitehorse, you can consider backyard composting. Keep in mind that we live in bear country. We recommend protecting compost with a well-maintained electric fence. You can find out how to build and maintain a fence by reading Reducing wildlife conflict with electric fencing: A beginner's guide.
How to deal with hazardous waste
Find out how to dispose of hazardous waste:
- What is hazardous waste?
- How and where you can get rid of it.
Find out from the City of Whitehorse the dates for household hazardous waste collection.
Phone 867-667-8945 to find out when household hazardous waste collection will happen in your community.