Start the new year with our team during our 4-week home waste audit, including 2 webinars (Tues January 11 and Tuesday February 23 at 7 pm).
Join our team in the community!
We host and participate in a variety of events, from community cleanups, eco-fairs, public presentations and everything in-between.
Interested in bringing the U of T Trash Team to your next event? Contact us.
Have you heard about microplastics but aren’t quite sure what they are? Ever wondered just how large the plastic pollution problem is and what we can do to help? Join Alice (Xia) Zhu as you learn out more about what microplastics are, where they come from, how they impact the environment, and some of the waysContinue reading "What are Microplastics?"
How can we reduce the amount of waste we produce? Joinus for a presentation on waste! We will be discussing thedifferent kinds of waste and practical ways to audit thewaste in your own home. Presentation by Anusha Srinivasan.
Learn about the state of the lake & what communities can do to improve the health of the lake. Presentation by Cassandra Sherlock.
Trash in our waterways continues to be a big problem globally. Join Cassandra Sherlock for a conversation about how our trash impacts ecosystems, her research on microplastics and what you can do to help.
Have you seen the special orange water bottles floating around the Toronto Harbour? The University of Toronto Trash Team is studying GPS-tracked water bottles into the harbour to uncover where trash ends up along our waterfront and lake. This helps to find better solutions to our litter problem. Learn about our Fighting Floatables initiative that examines theContinue reading "Tagging Trash in Lake Ontario"
A public dialogue between activists, scholars, scientists, and policy experts tackling the issues at the forefront of plastics pollution policy. The panel will focus on activating resistance to mechanisms of petro-chemical pollution affecting human health and ecosystems. The known and unknown effects of plastic as a matrix for chemical accumulation, the dangers of its circulationContinue reading "Plastic Pollution, Toxicity, and Policy Change"