Businesses generate different kinds of waste depending on the nature of the enterprise. Waste management is an important aspect to be considered to keep the environment clean in the Yukon. It involves the collection, transportation and disposal of solid, liquid or gaseous waste. Practising a waste-management process is crucial for environmental spill clean-up.
The city council of Whitehorse made organic waste collection mandatory for businesses in March 2018 to make the environment clean. The goal of the city council is to divert 50 per cent of the solid waste that’s pushed to landfills.