Oct. 21 - 25
Take Action & Spread the Word!
Visit the kiosk on the Concourse Level from October 21 -25 for daily inspiration from local innovators and champions during Waste Reduction Week.
Monday, October 21
Spent Goods – Food Waste, Champions and Innovators:
Local bread company Spent Goods uses “spent grains” from Henderson Brewing Co. beer manufacturing process to create tasty sourdough breads and crisps with a unique backstory.
Tuesday, October 22
Greenhouse Juice and Heal Doggy – Circular Economy, Food Waste:
Creator of organic plant-based juice company and a local dog food company show how pulp waste from GJ can be repurposed to create a brand new product offering for a company like HD.
Wednesday, October 23
Nudnik – Textile Waste:
Local Ontario business takes on textile waste around the world by using cutting scraps from factories that would otherwise go straight to landfills to create colourful & fashionable children’s clothing.
Thursday, October 24
Earthology – Plastics and Packaging, Food Waste:
Local beeswax wrap maker will showcase the natural ingredients used to make these wraps and discuss the ways in which using these can reduce your ecological footprint – both by reducing food waste (food lasts longer) and reducing plastic waste.
Friday, October 25
Ungalli – Plastics and Packaging, Champions and Innovators:
Clothing company manufacturing material out of recycled water bottles.