Department of Environment






Recycling

The Yukon government is committed to waste diversion and recycling, which helps keep hazardous chemicals out of our environment, allows for re-use of valuable resources, and saves landfill space.

For information about Yukon government recycling programs and solid waste management operations, visit www.YGrecycles.ca

How to register and obtain permits

Beverage containers

Distributors of new beverage containers in Yukon must register with Environment Yukon.

Depots that collect beverage containers must obtain a permit from the Department of Community Services.

Tires

Manufacturers, distributors and retailers of tires sold in Yukon must register with Environment Yukon.

Depots that collect used tires must obtain a permit from the Department of Community Services.

Electronic and electrical products

Manufacturers, distributors and retailers of electronic and electrical products sold in Yukon must register.

Depots that collect used electronic and/or electrical products must obtain a permit from the Department of Community Services before August 1, 2017.

Contact Environmental Programs
Phone: 867-667-5683
Toll-free (in Yukon, NWT & Nunavut):
1-800-661-0408 ext. 5683
Fax: 867-393-6213
Email: envprot@gov.yk.ca
Address: Box 2703 (V-8) Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada Y1A 2C6