Happy Green Holidays!

Hello Everyone! I am a University of Toronto Student taking my Master’s in Health Science in Health Administration and currently working with the fantastic Energy and Environment team. This is be my first stab at the Talkin’ Trash blog so be gentle with me…

Here are some ideas for a greener holiday!

image credit: Hotel-R

image credit: Hotel-R

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UHN Infrastructure gives back: Toy and food drive

Taking Ed’s riddle  to heart, this happy holiday story is by guest author Carolyn Allison...
The Infrastructure “Elves” that contributed to this wonderful cause: (Back Row from left to right) Lisa Vanlint, Kady Cowan, Rick Pews, Douglas Weaver, Tina Agostinis, Michael Sheeres, Janet Hall, Franz Thompson, Ed Rubinstein. (Front Row from left to right) Songyang Hu, Mark Reynolds, Debbie Dravis-Henning, David Chan, Robert Pedretti, Michael Kurz, Nancy White, Veronica Rodriguez. (Photo: Carolyn Allison).

The Infrastructure “Elves” that contributed to this wonderful cause: (Back Row from left to right) Lisa Vanlint, Kady Cowan, Rick Pews, Douglas Weaver, Tina Agostinis, Michael Sheeres, Janet Hall, Franz Thompson, Ed Rubinstein. (Front Row from left to right) Songyang Hu, Mark Reynolds, Debbie Dravis-Henning, David Chan, Robert Pedretti, Michael Kurz, Nancy White, Veronica Rodriguez. (Photo: Carolyn Allison).

UHN’s Infrastructure Department, a team of over 35 people decided to celebrate the holidays a little differently this year… Continue reading

Styrofoam Stars and Shredded Paper Snow

For your holiday celebrations, we looked into the archives for our greenest holiday decorations. We’d love to take credit for this, but it was actually Toronto General Hospital’s Housekeeping and Facilities Department. They decorated with almost every single bit reused or recycled (and would’ve reduced new stuff purchased = all 3 R’s present and accounted for). So deck the halls with boughs of cardboard supply boxes…falalalala…

Happy Green Holidays from all of us at Talkin’ Trash with UHN!