Mt Lorne Transfer Station Recycling and Refund Depot Update (Effective May 1)

On March 20th the Mt. Lorne Transfer station stopped bottle depot services due to uncertainty and safety issues posed by Covid-19. However since then we’ve taken steps to make sure that our operations are safe for staff and customers and we are now confident that we can resume our bottle depot services and our recyclingContinue reading “Mt Lorne Transfer Station Recycling and Refund Depot Update (Effective May 1)”

Recycling services, tipping fees temporarily suspended in light of COVID-19 pandemic

Please read below the Yukon government news release: https://yukon.ca/en/news/recycling-services-tipping-fees-temporarily-suspended-light-covid-19-pandemic So you’re probably wondering just what can we recycle? Well we can still divert around 50% of our waste from the landfill by the following: Compost / organics – these comprise around 50% of domestic waste all by themselves. So grab a bucketfor compost and eitherContinue reading “Recycling services, tipping fees temporarily suspended in light of COVID-19 pandemic”

Mt. Lorne Transfer Station Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Update

Due to the ongoing risk posed by Coronavirus (COVID-19) we will be reducing some of our services. Our goal is to make the transfer station safe for attendants and site users while ensuring that we can continue to offer our core services of waste diversion and recycling. As of this weekend we will be temporarily closingContinue reading “Mt. Lorne Transfer Station Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Update”

Message from the Staff at Mt Lorne Transfer Station

Hi Everybody!! Spring is coming and so are tipping fees. But did you know that 75% to 80% of household garbage is recyclable, meaning no disposal fees on recyclable stuff. So let’s help each other. Recycle more – pay less, win-win for you, us and the environment!! Ask us for help on setting up home recyclingContinue reading “Message from the Staff at Mt Lorne Transfer Station”

Mt. Lorne Garbage Management Society- Special Board Meeting To Dissolve the Society

Where: Mt Lorne Transfer Station Office, Mile 9  S. Klondike Highway When: Saturday March 7, 2020 at 10:00am The Society stopped operations last Apr 1 when we decided not to bid on the tender to operate the Mt Lorne Transfer Station. So we are meeting to pass a Special Resolution to dissolve the Society. ForContinue reading “Mt. Lorne Garbage Management Society- Special Board Meeting To Dissolve the Society”

Important Information regarding glass recycling

Recycling depots across the Yukon are being asked to stop accepting non-beverage glass for recycling as of November 30, 2019. As of November 30th, glass jars, bottles, containers and other non-refundable glass like pickle jars will no longer be accepted at recycling facilities in Whitehorse. As a result, all recycling depots outside of Whitehorse areContinue reading “Important Information regarding glass recycling”

Hamlet opens Yukon’s first public electric vehicle charging station

Mount Lorne community recycling centre has installed a charging station powered by solar panels Alexandra Byers · CBC News · Posted: Feb 13, 2018 8:17 AM CT | Last Updated: February 13, 2018 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/mount-lorne-charging-station-1.4532610?fbclid=IwAR0zm48i3K-1Ya5zfjRwVKSApVcQdzkDhabnY6DowF762j3z7XvbgjPG9IQ Residents of the Yukon hamlet of Mount Lorne can not only drop off their recycling and reusable items at the local transfer station, now they canContinue reading “Hamlet opens Yukon’s first public electric vehicle charging station”

Rural dump sites getting overwhelmed by Whitehorse trash

City residents avoid tipping fees by driving their junk out of town, says Mount Lorne facility manager CBC News · Posted: Oct 05, 2018 7:00 AM CT | Last Updated: October 5, 2018 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/mount-lorne-dump-tipping-fees-1.4851421?fbclid=IwAR0G6IRN20kF-p87XeJKReY-7div5BKb8u8OJAtSr4rXSFEdRqel_aWOBYk Mike Bailie says things got noticeably busier at the Mount Lorne dump last year, and it hasn’t really let up since. “Our staff timeContinue reading “Rural dump sites getting overwhelmed by Whitehorse trash”