Food in Hospitals – Bon Appétit

There was a lot of food for thought in the HealthAchieve November 6th session:  Bon Appétit – Sustainable Food in the Healthcare Environment. Missed it? Fear not, we’ve got the goods below, starting with a biggie:

Climate Change Resiliency


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And the Inter-Hospital Challenge winner is???



Waste Reduction Week (WRW) … a Canada-wide event reminding us to practice them there 3R’s. For the second year running, we Continue reading

Bon Appétit at HealthAchieve


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Quick Quiz for Inter-Hospital Challenge


Play the 2 minute quiz and help your site win the challenge!

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How do you measure up?

The online world is chock full of quizzes to figure out things like which Game of Thrones character you are or what your favorite colour says about you. These are fun, but do they really tell us anything (other than Brienne of Tarth, and that turquoise = balance & creativity)? How about a quiz with a bigger picture in mind?


The King/Queen of all Reusable Mugs! The Silver Stein of Sustainability! The Interhospital Winners trophy.

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How did you get here?

Not a big philosophical question, but a very literal one: how did you get here? Unless you live at work (lighthouse keepers, that’s you), you must have traveled somehow. Because no city, especially not Toronto, has roads with room for an infinite number of cars, hopefully that journey was sustainable … think carpooling, transit, biking, walking, telecommuting, anything but an SOV. If yes or no, we have an event for you … Smart Commute Month! on now til Oct 6.

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Hey food-lover, you’ll dig Toronto’s brand new holiday

What massive event is happening in September? If you said “Back-To-School”, nope! It’s Toronto’s very first Urban Ag Day on September 15th. The Ag is short for agriculture (not agoraphobia or agony, quite the opposite). The official proclamation day is surrounded by nine days of events celebrating urban-grown food and the people who grow it. From September 9-17, community gardeners, balcony growers and urban farm businesses will host events across the city.

How to dig in and celebrate at UHN?

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