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Freerange, organic, green healthcare ideas

Waste Reduction Week Inter-Hospital Challenge 2021!

October 18-24 is the 20th Waste Reduction Week (WRW) across Canada and the 6th annual WRW Inter-Hospital Challenge! The challenge is simple: each hospital or health network aims for the greatest participation rate on the WRW quiz. It’s a quick 3 minutes on the 3R’s … 5R’s now, actually: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot (compost) for a fun way to learn and reinforce the most wasteless behaviours. If you work at any of these participating organization, play on!

  • CHEO
  • Hamilton Health Sciences
  • Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare
  • SickKids
  • Sinai Health
  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • University Health Network

Click Here to Play! Oct 18-24

Help your site win the Stein of Sustainability, the Royal Highness of Reusable Cups! Not only will you help your site win, you will also qualify to win some eco-fabulous prizes given out by your hospital, and conquer the 5-R’s while you’re at it. The more that play, the more we all win.

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