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Learning Session: Shifting from disposables to reuse in Toronto

Learning Session: Shifting from disposables to reuse in Toronto

The Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) hosted a learning session on how community action and regulations can create a shift away from single-use plastics to zero waste reusables in Toronto. With Emily Alfred, Emmay Mah and Tina Soldovieri. (1hr 3 min)

March 1, 2022

Reduce your waste with Reusable Takeout Containers

Reduce your waste with Reusable Takeout Containers

LiveGreen at Home Webinar by the City of Toronto Webinar with Roncy Reduces (1hr)

July 28, 2021

Town Hall on Single Use Plastics - Councillor Perks and PHP 4 Climate Action

Town Hall on Single Use Plastics - Councillor Perks and PHP 4 Climate Action

With Adrianna Couto (Inwit), Tina Soldovieri (Roncy Reduces), Emily Alfred (Toronto Environmental Alliance), Dipesh Shah (Owner of West Toronto Sustainable Grocery and Gift Store Canary & Fox) (1 hr 24 min)

April 20, 2021

What do we do at Roncy Reduces?

What do we do at Roncy Reduces?

Roncy Reduces was the first group of the Reduces Community, started in January 2019 by neighbours in Toronto's Roncesvalles neighbourhood. In 2021 the Green Neighbours Network produced this video about them to highlight their efforts and contributions.

March 2021

Roncy Reduces Redux

Roncy Reduces Redux

Neighbours of High Park & Roncesvalles

October 2, 2020

Hundreds of restaurants in Toronto now let you bring your own takeout containers

Hundreds of restaurants in Toronto now let you bring your own takeout containers

BlogTO

February 20, 2020

Green Neighbours Network is building a more sustainable city

Green Neighbours Network is building a more sustainable city

Now Toronto

October 3, 2019

Roncy Reduces inspiring waste-reduction campaigns across Toronto

Roncy Reduces inspiring waste-reduction campaigns across Toronto

Toronto.com

September 10, 2019

Toronto neighbourhoods all over the city launch initiative to cut down on plastic

Toronto neighbourhoods all over the city launch initiative to cut down on plastic

BlogTO

August 7, 2019

It’s a matter of doing it together

It’s a matter of doing it together

The Whole Family Happiness Project

June 4, 2019

Toronto neighbourhood is cutting down on plastic in a big way

Toronto neighbourhood is cutting down on plastic in a big way

BlogTO

May 6, 2019

Roncesvalles resident trying to make 'a good deal for nature' by cutting plastic waste

Roncesvalles resident trying to make 'a good deal for nature' by cutting plastic waste

CBC

March 21, 2019

How to Eliminate the Scourge of Single-Use Plastics: Lessons from Toronto and Berkeley

How to Eliminate the Scourge of Single-Use Plastics: Lessons from Toronto and Berkeley

In this webinar Martin Bourque, the director of Ecology Center in Berkeley, CA, and Tina Soldovieri, the founder of Canada Reduces, share their insights on eliminating single-use plastics in food establishments. We were also thrilled to have Anne-Marie Bonneau, Zero Waste Chef, to speak about her Silicon Valley Reduces program. (1 hr 36 min; Roncy Reduces @ min 15-39)

January 27, 2022

Green Neighbours Network - 1st Annual Member Celebration & General Meeting

Green Neighbours Network - 1st Annual Member Celebration & General Meeting

Beth Szurpicki presented the Reduces Movement at the AGM of the Green Neighbours Network

May 15, 2021

Climate Action 2.0: What has the pandemic taught us and how have we pivoted?

Climate Action 2.0: What has the pandemic taught us and how have we pivoted?

Webinar by DesignMeets with Paul Dowsett, Victoria Haldane, Tina Soldovieri and Hélène St. Jacques. (56 min)

March 3, 2021

Vivre sans déchets (Living without waste)

Vivre sans déchets (Living without waste)

French Canadian Unis TV featured Roncy Reduces in their weekly program called Citoyen 2.0 (Citizen 2.0). The first episode, titled Vivre sans déchets (Living without waste), aired on January 6th 2021 and Roncy Reduces was one of the three featured examples. (24 min)

January 6, 2021

Tina Soldovieri and the Roncy Reducers are leading the charge in the war against single use plastics

Tina Soldovieri and the Roncy Reducers are leading the charge in the war against single use plastics

Neighbours of High Park & Roncesvalles

April 1, 2020

Roncesvalles Dental Centre tackles hard-to-recycle oral care waste

Roncesvalles Dental Centre tackles hard-to-recycle oral care waste

Toronto.com

February 7, 2020

East Toronto businesses, residents join zero-waste movement

East Toronto businesses, residents join zero-waste movement

Toronto.com

September 10, 2019

Green Project looking to expand in the East

Green Project looking to expand in the East

Neighbourhood Voice

September 5, 2019

How one woman sparked a movement to allow reusable containers at Toronto shops

How one woman sparked a movement to allow reusable containers at Toronto shops

Toronto Star

June 10, 2019

Arif Virani, MPP for Parkdale–High Park, applauds the grassroots organizing of Roncy Reduces (last paragraph)

Arif Virani, MPP for Parkdale–High Park, applauds the grassroots organizing of Roncy Reduces (last paragraph)

Speaking to the House of Commons

May 27, 2019

While Ontario considers banning single-use plastics, one Toronto neighbourhood is already doing its part to reduce plastic waste

While Ontario considers banning single-use plastics, one Toronto neighbourhood is already doing its part to reduce plastic waste

CBC Toronto News

March 21, 2019