What can I recycle and where?

What can I recycle?

In Yukon you can recycle paper, cardboard, plastics, aluminum cans, beverage containers, waste materials, tires and electronics.

Recycling in Whitehorse

Visit the city website to find out about recycling in Whitehorse.

Recycling in rural Yukon and communities

Find out what's accepted at your local transfer station.

Refundable items

Beverage containers

Product: Milk and milk substitutes
Surcharge: $0.10
Refund: $0.05
Examples: Milk and milk substitutes like rice, almond or coconut milk, milkshake products, liquid dairy or non-dairy creamer and liquid dairy whipping cream.

Product: Beverage containers 30 ml to 750 ml
Surcharge: $0.10
Refund: $0.05
Examples: Juice, pop, alcoholic beverages, coffee drinks and liquid coffee flavouring, fruit smoothie drinks and drinkable yogurt.

Product: Beverage containers 750 ml and more
Surcharge: $0.35
Refund: $0.25
Examples: Juice, pop, alcoholic beverages, coffee drinks and liquid coffee flavouring, fruit smoothie drinks and drinkable yogurt.

New recycling surchages

Find out more about changes to surcharges on tires, electronic and electrical products coming into effect October 1, 2018.

Where can I recycle?

In Whitehorse

Rural Yukon and communities

  • Braeburn Transfer Station
  • Burwash Landing
  • Dawson City
  • Carcross Transfer Station
  • Carmacks Solid Waste Facility
  • Champagne Transfer Station
  • Deep Creek Transfer Station
  • Destruction Bay Transfer Station
  • Faro Municipal Facility
  • Haines Junction Landfill
  • Johnson's Crossing Transfer Station
  • Keno Transfer Station
  • Marsh Lake Transfer Station
  • Mayo Municipal Facility
  • Mendenhall Recycling Society
  • Mt. Lorne Transfer Station
  • Pelly Crossing Transfer Station
  • Ross River Landfill
  • Silver City Transfer Station
  • Stewart Crossing Transfer Station
  • Tagish Transfer Station
  • Teslin Transfer Station
  • Watson Lake Regional Municipal Facility