24 Zero Waste events Apr 4-May 12 in TO –

  1. Apr 4 Bath Salts with NicoleMake it Natural Meetup Group 7pm @ Anarres Apothecary, rsvp, spaces limited, pwyc suggested $10 –
    https://www.meetup.com/Make-it-Natural-Toronto/events/248946374/
    https://www.facebook.com/events/2037677593178016/
  2. Sat Apr 7 Really Really Free Market Campbell Park 10am-4pm –
    http://rrfmarket.blogspot.ca/
    https://www.facebook.com/events/524383927931091/
  3. Sat Apr 7 Moving Toward Zero Waste panel discussion @ the Green Living Show, that includes Toronto Environmental Alliance, Toronto Tool Library & more –
    https://www.greenlivingshow.ca/speakers/
    https://www.facebook.com/events/360816121089681/
  4. Sat Apr 7 Creating a Plastic Free Future, Together panel discussion @ the Green Living Show, 4pm, that includes Greenpeace Canada & more –
    https://www.greenlivingshow.ca/speakers/
    https://www.facebook.com/events/170081670312740/
    http://www.greenpeace.org/canada/en/blog/Blogentry/were-talking-plastic-pollution-and-solutions-/blog/61312/
  5. Tue Apr 10 DIY Tuesdays at Karma Food Co-op: Facial Cleansers & Toners 7pm, rsvp, PWYC, suggested $10 –
    http://anarreshealth.ca/event/diy-tuesdays-karma-coop
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1162402270577742/
  6. Wed April 11 TEA Talks: Plastics in Ontario with Emily Alfred of Toronto Environmental Alliance 630pm @ Friends House, limited seating, rsvp, free –
    http://www.torontoenvironment.org/tea_talks_plastics_in_ontario
    https://www.facebook.com/events/162377844579686/
  7. Sat Apr 14 Clothing Repairathon 10am-1pm @ the Lillian H. Smith branch of Toronto Public Library (239 College Street; west of St. George, east of Spadina) –
    http://repairathon.com/repairathon-april-14-at-toronto-public-library/
  8. Apr 16 deadline to provide feedback on the City of Toronto’s “Draft Policy for Addition of New materials into City Waste Diversion Streams” –
    https://us14.campaign-archive.com/?u=769fcf21cb9ec24bed0299c7a&id=6bdc7a880c
  9. Sat Apr 21 Grow Op Clothing Swap 10am-3pm @ Gladstone Hotel
    http://www.gladstonehotel.com/art/growop2018/
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1709650075760261/
  10. Sat Apr 21 Earth Day Repair Café Toronto 12pm-4pm @ Toronto Chinese Mennonite Church (1038 Woodbine Ave) –
    https://www.facebook.com/events/446237332497060/
    http://repaircafetoronto.ca/upcoming-events/
  11. Sat Apr 21 – Sun Apr 22 Cash it! Don’t Trash it: Bottle Collection Event 10am-3pm @ Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, organized by Environmental Defence Canada 
    https://environmentaldefence.ca/bottles/
    https://www.facebook.com/events/233078007239426/
  12. Sun Apr 22 Earth Day Drop, Swap & Shop 10am @ Evergreen Brickworks –
    https://www.evergreen.ca/whats-on/event/drop-swap-shop/
    https://www.facebook.com/events/2036463003258356/
  13. Sat Apr 28 Cash it! Don’t Trash it: Bottle Collection Event 8am-1pm @ Artscape Wychwood Barns, organized by Environmental Defence Canada
    https://environmentaldefence.ca/bottles/
    https://www.facebook.com/pg/EnvironmentalDefenceCanada/events/
  14. Sat Apr 28 Clothing Repairathon @ Kids’ World of Energy Festival 10am-2pm @ Evergreen Brickworks –
    http://repairathon.com/repairathon-april-28-at-evergreen-brick-works/
  15. Apr 28 Fashion Revolution: Clothing Swap 10am-3pm @St. Lawrence Hall, 157 King St E., $10, organized by Fashion Takes Action
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fashion-revolution-clothing-swap-tickets-44902532684
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1828186084152085/
  16. Sat Apr 28 World Disco Soup Day a global event focused on solutions to food waste, organized locally by Slow Food Toronto @ Artscape Wychwood Barns 330pm-10pm –
    https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/disco-soup-2018-tickets-43717453079
    https://www.facebook.com/events/386984021775079/
  17. Sun Apr 29 Secondhand Sunday
    http://www.secondhandsunday.ca/ …
    https://www.facebook.com/2ndhandsundayto/

  18. Mon Apr 30 Awesome zero-waste initiatives in our neighbourhood – what more can we do? organized by Green Neighbours 21, featuring presenters from Toronto Tool Library & Repair Cafe Toronto, 7pm @ St. Matthew’s United Church, 729 St. Clair W (one block west of Christie, enter from Rushton) –
    http://www.gn21.ca/awesome-zero-waste-initiatives-our-neighbourhood-%E2%80%93-what-more-can-we-do
    https://www.facebook.com/events/2038166556442598/
  19. Wed May 2 Make it Natural Personal Care Skillshare Meetup group 7pm @ Anarres Apothecary, rsvp, spaces limited, pwyc suggested $10 –
    https://www.meetup.com/Make-it-Natural-Toronto/
    https://www.facebook.com/rethinkdirty/
  20. Sat May 5 Cash it! Don’t Trash it: Bottle Collection Event 8am-1pm @ Artscape Wychwood Barns, organized by Environmental Defence Canada
    https://environmentaldefence.ca/bottles/
    https://www.facebook.com/pg/EnvironmentalDefenceCanada/events/
  21. Sat May 5 Really Really Free Market at Campbell Park 10am-4pm-
    http://rrfmarket.blogspot.ca/
    https://www.facebook.com/events/524383927931091/
  22. Sat May 5 4th Annual Butt Blitz organized by A Greener Future takes place 11am-2pm across Canada: you can join a local event or sign up to be a coordinator of one in your area –
    https://www.agreenerfuture.ca/the-butt-blitz/
    https://www.facebook.com/pg/thegreenerteam/events/
  23. Tue May 8 DIY Tuesdays at Karma Co-Op: Zero Waste Lifestyle Hacks 7pm, rsvp, PWYC, suggested $10 –
    http://anarreshealth.ca/event/diy-tuesdays-karma-coop
  24. Sat May 12 Zero Waste Fair at the 6th Annual Spring into Parkdale Festival 11am-6pm @ Cowan, south of Queen St W –
    https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/zero-waste-fair-at-the-6th-annual-spring-into-parkdale-festival-tickets-44820567524
    https://www.facebook.com/events/473812083021406/

PS Re: the March 21st City of TO Long Term Waste Strategy update @ their Open House & Consult:

 

-> March 16th Emily Alfred @ TEA wrote an advance blog post –

-> March 21st the City webcast it, it is available on their Youtube channel –
-> The City has now posted a survey link so people may submit their comments: Apr 16 deadline to provide feedback on the City of Toronto’s “Draft Policy for Addition of New materials into City Waste Diversion Streams” –
https://us14.campaign-archive.com/?u=769fcf21cb9ec24bed0299c7a&id=6bdc7a880c
-> You can learn more & subscribe to their email list at
http://toronto.ca/wastestrategy;

For what goes where see http://toronto.ca/wastewizard;

To learn about the City’s 3R’s Ambassador volunteer program for those who live in multi-residential buildings that receive waste collection from the City see http://toronto.ca/3rs

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Also check out all kinds of DIY bodycare workshops going on at Anarres Apothecary: our favourite local shop & original inspiration to reduce plastics & go for zero waste!
http://anarreshealth.ca/