Meet Emily Chudnovsky, the talented artist behind Kicking Plastic's Butt! (and our Arts and Visual Communications Specialist). She'll talk about how cigarette butts are actually plastic and share her methodContinue reading "Meet the Artist: Kicking Plastic’s Butt!"
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.
Plastic In My Watershed! Participants will learn about plastic pollution in our watersheds and how our organization uses a solutions-based approach to research plastic pollution. In the first activity, participantsContinue reading "Science Rendezvous"
Join Don’t Mess with the Don, the U of T Trash Team, PortsToronto, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority and Swim Drink Fish to clean up the banks of Taylor Creek.Continue reading "Taylor Creek Clean Up"
Visit our Kicking Plastic's Butt! table during this wonderful community event hosted by Community Matters Toronto in the St. James Neighbourhood. Our table will share more about our pollution preventionContinue reading "Cultural Collage"
Visit our Kicking Plastic’s Butt! table and learn all about our pollution prevention project to raise awareness of and reduce cigarette butt litter. We'll be there ready to answer all your questionsContinue reading "Kicking Plastic’s Butt! – Info Table"
On Saturday August 12, join us for a Trash Trap Dive, a one-of-a-kind opportunity to peek behind the scenes of this important work. You’ll have the unique opportunity to: EventContinue reading "Trash Trap Dive"
Visit our Kicking Plastic’s Butt! table and learn all about our pollution prevention project to raise awareness of and reduce cigarette butt litter. We’ll be there ready to answer all your questionsContinue reading "Kicking Plastic’s Butt! – Info Table"
Join us Thursday, September 14 for an evening of talks and displays from organizations with the Toronto Inner Harbour Floatables Strategy, a collaborative strategy to reduce plastic pollution and other floatingContinue reading "Fighting Floatables: Preventing Plastic Pollution in Lake Ontario"
Celebrate the International Coastal Cleanup with the U of T Trash Team by joining one of our community cleanups. Hosted in neighbourhoods in and around the Toronto area, we’ll prevent litter inContinue reading "Urban Litter Challenge"
Come swing by our table at this year's EcoFair Toronto, hosting its 15th annual event on November 5, 2023, at Artscape Wychwood Barns (601 Christie St., Toronto)! 🌱 The EcoFairContinue reading "EcoFair Toronto"
Hart House Art Committee's artWORK Workshop Series and Conference: Designed specifically for students and recent graduates to exploring diverse careers in arts and culture. Join the Hart House Art Committee forContinue reading "artWORK Workshop and Conference Series: Harmonizing Environmentalism and Art"