Dettah recycling centre

Waste Reduction and Recycling

Quick Facts

  •  Over 410 million beverage containers have been recycled since the program started.
  • Since 2010, more than 76 million single-use retail bags have been kept out of NWT landfills and off the land.
  • 500 tonnes of electronics have been collected for recycling since 2016.
  • Since 2005, Northerners have recycled over 410 million beverage containers. This past year alone, 2,226 tonnes of carbon dioxide was avoided, the same as taking 484 cars off the road.