View of the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in winter

Yukon Recycling Summit

The Government of Yukon and the City of Whitehorse are excited to invite you to the Yukon Recycling Summit this November.

What’s the Yukon Recycling Summit?

The summit will bring together organizations and people interested in making a difference in recycling and waste management and learning more about a circular economy in the Yukon.

We’ll facilitate discussions on: 

  • policy updates; 
  • the consequences of waste in the environment; 
  • recycling and waste diversion; 
  • extended producer responsibility; and
  • highlighting successes from local organizations and businesses.

When and where is it?

Date: November 1 to November 3, 2022

Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Place: Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, 1171 1st Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon

How to go

You can attend either virtually or in person. Registration is free.

Open house

Date: November 1, 2022

Time: 4 to 7 pm

Place: Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, 1171 1st Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon

The open house is free for everyone and does not require registration to attend. We’ll will showcase organizations and businesses supporting the circular economy in the Yukon. Come on down and checkout the:

  • free workshops including paper making, sewing, and clothes mending;
  • shopping from artists and vendors including the Refillery, Mt. Lorne Transfer Station free store, Whitehorse Community Thrift Store, and more;
  • information from local organizations including Raven Recycling Society, ColdAcre, the Whitehorse Tool Library, NGOs, Whitehorse Blue Bins, Yukon Public Library, and more;
  • engagement opportunity on Extended Producer Responsibility in the Yukon;
  • art installations;
  • a free movie about the circular economy; and
  • snacks!

Artist and vendor biographies can be found here



View the most current agenda here and learn more about keynote speakers here

November 1 and 2, 2022

Group discussions and facilitated conversations with a range of perspectives on waste, recycling and the circular economy.

November 3, 2022

Field trips, including:

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