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EDITORIAL: What is going on at the landfill?

It’s likely you yourself have gone through the sacred motions of separating paper from plastic and glass and metal. You’ve probably painstakingly rinsed the jars and cans before making a pilgrimage down to one of...

Recycling baling resumes after blue bins dumped

After Yellowknifer revealed last week that at least some of the city's collected tin cans, cardboard and plastics were being sent straight to the landfill, Mayor Rebecca Alty now says the municipal baler is...

Blue bins dumped at Yk landfill

Yellowknifers may believe diverting items from their trash such as cardboard, glass and tin cans and taking them to one of six blue bin locations around town means the material will be shipped south...
Imran Khan, back left, director with NorthwesTel and John MacDonald, back right, assistant deputy Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, awarded Mildred Hall School with the Emerald Award on Thursday for their efforts in phone book recycling. Back row, from the left, Dominik Mandeville, Matias Gannon, Koray Gannon, Kaylem Lafferty-Lermo, Lawson Liske-Nayally, Chace Mantla, Darin Catholique. Front row, from the left, Taveon Liske-Nayally, Ry'den Kakfwi Lennie, Kurtis Kimisana, Brycen Apples, Holland Van Overliw, Kaize Roach-Ashoona, Celestia O'Brien, Logan Neill-Sudlovenick. Brett McGarry / NNSL photo

Mildred Hall recognized for phone book recycling

Mildred Hall School has been recognized by NorthwesTel for their efforts in collecting 867 phone books to be recycled. MHS students put themselves above other schools by collecting the highest ratio of books to students...