Talkin' Trash With UHN

Freerange, organic, green healthcare ideas

Waste Reduction Week Thanks You!

Thank you so much for playing our Waste Reduction Week Interhospital Challenge! May the best hospital/health care system win (and if everyone plays, we all win).

Wanna bring GREEN to your workplace? Contact these fantastic folks…

  • Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare:
  • SickKids:
  • Sinai Health
  • University Health Network:

Caught green-handed! Send us a picture of you or a friend practicing the 5R’s (Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot). Email it to or your site lead above.

And some good news on the single-use plastics front: Canada plans to ban these in 2021!:

For more waste reduction goodness, see these creative winners from past years, or check out the Waste Reduction Week Website.

Thank you for your patient and planet-centred care.

Now that you know, let a friend have a go: