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Earth Day Event Recap and Recycling Program Overview

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022 08:25 AM

A recycling awareness campaign was organized by RecyclAbility Enterprises in honor of Earth Day on April 22.

"Invest In Our Planet" was the theme of the campaign initiated by RecyclAbility Enterprises. It was a recycling awareness event to celebrate Earth Day. Touring the recycling operation aims to show how the community of Yorkton successfully processed recyclable materials in the recycling facility. 

The campaign was initiated to foster sustainable and clean surroundings with the help of...

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Spring Clean Up Week 2022

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2022 08:50 AM

Participate in Spring Clean Up Week from May 9-14, 2022. 

Yorkton residents and schools can dispose of their winter debris at the Yorkton Landfill for free during this time. Landfill hours are Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Spring Clean Up Week is open to City of Yorkton residents and schools within the city. 

  • Driver's licence must be presented with a Yorkton street address upon entry to landfill.
  • School division loads should have identifiable...

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Spring Street Sweeping Schedule

Posted on Friday, May 06, 2022 10:53 AM

Residential street sweeping will begin on Monday, May 9, 2022.

The sweeper will be out in two shifts from 11pm - 9am and 9am - 5pm.

Please view our Current Alerts page for an up-to-date street sweeping schedule.

It is very difficult to predict how quickly areas will be swept as conditions vary and equipment breakdowns sometimes occur. If possible, please do not park on the street until you see that your area has been swept. This will help assist us in efficient cleaning. If a vehicle is left parked...

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City Launches New Emergency Communication System

Posted on Thursday, May 05, 2022 01:19 PM

The City of Yorkton is pleased to announce its new emergency communication system, Voyent Alert! smart notification service.

Voyent Alert! is a multi-purpose communication service used to send alerts to residents, businesses, and visitors during critical events like extreme weather, fires or floods, as well as for relevant day-to-day communications such as snow removal advisories, construction, road closures and water advisories.

“We are excited to bring this emergency alert platform to our community,...

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Spring Cleanup and Composting Week

Posted on Thursday, May 05, 2022 08:30 AM

Spring has sprung in Yorkton! The Environmental Committee has initiated the “Annual Spring Yard Cleanup Week''. The cleanup week is organized to encourage the school divisions and neighbourhoods to clean up the yards and school grounds. 

“Winter debris” is identified as grass, leaves, broken tree branches, grass mixed with garbage, and debris that has collected and accumulated on properties during the winter months. This program will not cover tree pruning, disposal of entire trees, construction,...